This is an analysis of the poem In Memory Of M.B. that begins with:
Here is my gift, not roses on your grave,
not sticks of burning incense....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabcadcc bXcefeXXcdfc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,12,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1011110111 1101001 1101010001 1010001 111110101 11010011001 01110100100 110001 1111111101 0111010101 101110101 1111001 11111011111 110110101 110010110 10110110101 10100010101 11011011010 110101011001 1001000101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 386
- Average number of words per stanza: 69
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, i are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase i connects the lines.
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- summary of In Memory Of M.B.;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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