This is an analysis of the poem Remembering Snow that begins with:

I did not sleep last night.
The falling snow was beautiful and white....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabccdcceefbffafaacfdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111 0101110011 111101 110101 11111101 11010111 011111101 110100001 1111101001 1111101 111111101 01010101001 0101010101 11111 1111110001 01010101 011101 11111101011 01011101 1110001 01011101 110011010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 779
  • Average number of words per stanza: 147
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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; i is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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