This is an analysis of the poem Jewels that begins with:

If I should see your eyes again,
I know how far their look would go --... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXb XcXc daca bece Xd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 01111101 11111111 10010001 010011101 110110001 111001111 01110111 00110100 11010101 11010101 11011101 11010101 11011101 11010101 01011111 11010101 010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 112
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Jewels;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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