This is an analysis of the poem You Have No Idea How Deeply I Love that begins with:

I will give you the shirt off my back.
The shoes off my feet....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabca CA dedXaX CA eebfbX CAXaf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,2,6,2,6,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101101111 01111 101110 111000 110100001 110010 1101 111101010 11110010 1010 1101111 101101010110 1011 110010 1101 010101 110111101 001010 010100011 0110010010 11101011011 110010 1101 1101 101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 93
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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; my, i, you, to, be are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of You Have No Idea How Deeply I Love;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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