This is an analysis of the poem Dear Father In Heaven that begins with:

The gifts I have been given,
Were to not keep to go unwrapped....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababccXbXdd aeaXXddXeefbfX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,14,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111010 00110101 1101110 10100011001 01110001 010101 0110100 1111101010110 111101010001001 0111101 11101011011 110010 111011010111 100111010 111011010101 110 001000101101101 010101010111 1101010100100011 1010100111101 100011100100110 0101111010101010 111000101 111100 10
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 477
  • Average number of words per stanza: 87
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, i are repeated.

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

  • summary of Dear Father In Heaven;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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