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

Forget, forget, and be not sorrowful at all!
Ah, tend no more, in gardens of the terrene years,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Abb aXX aXXXA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 010110110011 111101000100 0111001011001 010101010100 0101100011101 010101110100 011101110101 11010011100 011101010001 010110110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Consolation;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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