This is an analysis of the poem A Conceit that begins with:

Give me your hand
Make room for me...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: A bXXX ccXXcXbA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111 1111 01110 1 01010100 1101 01000 101 1101 01 11 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 45
  • Average number of words per stanza: 10
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 14 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of A Conceit;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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