This is an analysis of the poem To Memory that begins with:

O deeper than the noontide seems when blue,
Conceived as of yet finer woof than air,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbacbbc deedcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101010111 0110110111 1111110101 1001110111 1101011101 1111110111 1111100111 1111011101 1101111101 1101110101 1011010001 1111111101 1101011101 11011001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 318
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; we is repeated.

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

  • summary of To Memory;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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