This is an analysis of the poem Those Fantasy Years that begins with:
Scratch off your list
Any decisions you may have...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbcad baaaXXde XXfaggX gbedff babXbdXfefca
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,8,7,6,12,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111 10010111 01110 11100101 11001 00110 11000 1001 11011 1010001 101 110110 10101000 11001 100010 01111 11110 1101 11101 11101 01 1110010 101010100 110010010 111001 01010000 110110010100 100110 101 111 11111 1111 11111 0100000100 1111100 010100 0101 10001
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 151
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 38
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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; too, those are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Those Fantasy Years;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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