This is an analysis of the poem To A Butterfly that begins with:
STAY near me---do not take thy flight!
A little longer stay in sight!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabcabaac ddbXeXeed
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111111 01010101 11011111 010001100 11111101 110101 11110111 01010011 110100 11010001 01101101 11010111 01010101 01010011 010101101 11010101 11110101 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 288
- Average number of words per stanza: 55
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of To A Butterfly;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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