This is an analysis of the poem A Place Of Dreams that begins with:

In a dear land, in a dim land,
By well-remembered streams,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababab cbcbcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00110011 110101 11011101 101111 111100101 1001011 11010101 1100101 11011111 010101 11010001 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 185
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; in is repeated.

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

  • summary of A Place Of Dreams;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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