This is an analysis of the poem Ode To Aphrodite that begins with:
Deathless Aphrodite, throned in flowers,
Daughter of Zeus, O terrible enchantress,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.
- Rhyme scheme: aXbc XXXa cdXa beXe cfde XceX eXfc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101010010 10011100100 001000101110 10110 1010111110 1101101110 1000111010 10110 1010101010 1111101110 1110101010 10110 10101111110 1000101111 10110011100 10011 1010101110 1001111010 1010111010 10111 1011111110 1010111110 1010111111 10100 1010111011 10111111100 100100111010 11110
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 161
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; she, soon, must, if are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word yes is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Ode To Aphrodite;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
Pay attention: the program cannot take into account all the numerous nuances of poetic technique while analyzing. We make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability with respect to the information.
More information about poems by Sappho
- Analysis of To Atthis The Inconstant
- Analysis of To Anactoria, Who Has Forsaken A Once-Loved Girlfriend Of Sappho
- Analysis of The Death Of Adonis