This is an analysis of the poem From Your Point Of View that begins with:

If you allowed from me,
What I have tolerated from you......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXXcX bcaaXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic tetrameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 010101 111101001 100100 110101100 111101000101 1101010 1100100100 101101 110111010 11010011101 0101000111 1111110 010110111000 100011001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 249
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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.

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

  • summary of From Your Point Of View;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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