This is an analysis of the poem The Place For No Story that begins with:

The coast hills at Sovranes Creek:
No trees, but dark scant pasture drawn thin...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXbcXbacXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01111001 111111011 101111 0110101101 101001011100 0101101 110100101011 10111001 010010111101 101000 1010111101 10101011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 457
  • Average number of words per stanza: 82
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 The Place For No Story;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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