This is an analysis of the poem I May Play Aound With My Own Gifts that begins with:

I remember once,
Of having the nature of giving....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcde aeXeXXba fege dagecXaef
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,8,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101 010010010 101010 10101010 001000 11110101 111011 01111 11110101 0010011 0100 00010 01010100 111010111010 001 1101001101000 11010000 11101010101 1011100 10110101 11111110 111110111 11110111 1110010 1101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 144
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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

  • summary of I May Play Aound With My Own Gifts;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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