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

Brightly the sun of summer shone,
Green fields and waving woods upon,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabccbbdbbbb eefdbf bbgaag hhihhi hhbccb aafjjf aafaafXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,6,6,6,6,6,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10010101 11110101 111101 01010101 0111001001 010101 11011101 11110100 110101 11110101 11110101 011111 11110101 110100111 1100001 10010100 110011101 010101 110010111 101100101 111101 11010101 010100101 0100001 100110101 11010111 1101010 11010101 01001101 0111010 11011101 11011101 111101 010011101 11010111 1100101 01111101 110000101 110101 11010101 11011101 110111 10010111 111100101 110101 01011101 11110101 110111 10
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 206
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 49
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Memory;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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