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

Hør, Frøerne kvækker i festligt Kor
— det grønneste Vildnis af Sumpen gror....

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: XX aa bX XX XX XX XX bX XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101 11101101 111111101 10011001011 1111101 1100101101 1111101 11101011 1101101010 111111101 11101101 1101111100 1111101 111010111 1101101 1101111101 111111 110000111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 74
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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 Circe;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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