Analysis of Divination By A Daffodil
Robert Herrick 1591 (London) – 1674 (Dean Prior)
When a daffodil I see,
Hanging down his head towards me,
Guess I may what I must be:
First, I shall decline my head;
Secondly, I shall be dead;
Lastly, safely buried.
|Metre||101011 10111011 1111111 1110111 1001111 101010|
|Closest metre||Iambic tetrameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||21|
|Words per line (avg)||5|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||126|
|Words per stanza (avg)||32|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
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