This is an analysis of the poem Gift Giver Of My Life that begins with:

For me you are amongst the stars.
I sense you are there, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbcbXbd bXbaaXbX aecXc Xcffc eaaaXXdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,5,5,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110101 11111 0010111 11111 111 10111101 01101 11011101 111101 11111 11 1011 101 1010011 11101 011011 11110101 0111100101 01011101 00100010 1111 110101 111001 1011 111 10101 110101 1010111 0111 100101111 1111 0110011 0101010101 111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 34
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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; you, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, and, you are repeated.

    The author used the same words for, you at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Gift Giver Of My Life;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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