This is an analysis of the poem Rose Aylmer that begins with:
Ah, what avails the sceptred race!
Ah, what the form divine!...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11100101 110101 1100101001 110101 110111001 111101 01010011 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
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; what is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words ah, rose are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Rose Aylmer;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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