This is an analysis of the poem Echoes Of Love's House that begins with:

Love gives every gift whereby we long to live
“Love takes every gift, and nothing back doth give.”... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aa bb cc dd ee ff ggXdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111001011101 111001110111 11001110101 11101111011 11101111101 11101011111 11101110101 11101110111 1110111101 1110111101 1110101001011 111010010101 111111111111 111101111111 11111110101 101111111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 103
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; love, to, all, and, my are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words love, and are repeated.

    The author used the same word love at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Echoes Of Love's House;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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