This is an analysis of the poem Home Thoughts that begins with:

Oh something just now must be happening there!
That suddenly and quiveringly here, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddbbeeeeff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 11011101001 1100110001 0101010111 01010100101 11001010101 0111010001 1101000101 0111010101 1101010101 0110010101 1101110111 1001011101 1110110101 1001010111 00111111000 110100101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 705
  • Average number of words per stanza: 117
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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