This is an analysis of the poem Remembered Music that begins with:

A FRAGMENT
Thick-rushing, like an ocean vast... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a abaab cXXcd cdccX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 010 11011101 010011010 01110011 11110101 110001010 10110101 10110100 1100110 01010111 10010100 11101101 10010100 110011101 10111101 01010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • 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:

    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 Remembered Music;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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