This is an analysis of the poem Smother Me With Love that begins with:

Smother me with...
Love....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbAXCXCcXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010 1 1010 010 110 01 110 110 01 1000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 145
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 14 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • 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 Smother Me With Love;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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