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

Through the mist today in sun
Was born of chaos, dead...

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: Xabc ddcX ebad aeeX dadX eXcdc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 110101 11011 1101 10101 101001100 1011 01110 101 0111 101 10101 01101 10011 10101 11001 11101 110101 1011 0101010 011100 111 111111 10101010 110101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 94
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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 Engraving;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Tudor Arghezi

Advertisement