This is an analysis of the poem A Place In Thy Memory that begins with:

A Place in thy memory, Dearest!
Is all that I claim: ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbcdcd cXcacece aeaeXfXf cgcgaeaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010110010 01111 011111110 01011 01011110 0101111 11111010 0111001 010111010 1111 110110010 01011 1011010010 11111011 1010010010 1100101 110111010 11111 110010110 11011 1011111010 11011011 110111110 11101011 010111010 1111 111010010 1111 11011001 001001010 01111111 10101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 251
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 your explanation of the poem:

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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