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

All is abolished but the mute Alone.
The mind from thought released, the heart from grief,...

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: abbaabba cdccdc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1001010101 0101010101 1100010101 1011110101 01001110011 1100110101 10100101101 100010010101 1001000100 01010101001 0101111100 0100110010 1001000100 1100100100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 291
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Nirvana;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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