This is an analysis of the poem A Style Of Loving that begins with:

Light now restricts itself
To the top half of trees; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabacdXd acXXXcdc bXaeebXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101 001101 0101 110101 110001 1111 0100011 11 1101000 1101010 1000011 100100 111011 10111 11011011 11101 11111010 0110 0100110 111110 111111 0101 0100111 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 190
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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 Style Of Loving;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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