This is an analysis of the poem Earth's Immortalities that begins with:

FAME.
See, as the prettiest graves will do in time,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a aaXXbbcc X dEdebebeE
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,8,1,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 11010010101 1101010001 1001010101 1101010101 1111110101 1001110111 10011101101 1101011111 1 10110 11110 11100 10010 11111 11110 11111 10110 11110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 149
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Earth's Immortalities;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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