How to analyse poetry mnemonic
This is the mnemonic you have to remember for the poetry exam!
F-Form - Line length, rhyme scheme, regular/iregular, pace etc.
I-Idead/Themes- The poet's overall themes and messages. Wjhat were they trying to say with this poem?
E-Evidence- i.e quotes with analysis to prove your point
L-Language- which specific words were used? What effect do they create? Why were these words chosen? Use Short Language Chunks - pick out one word and analyse it.
D-Details- Links with everything else i.e picking out language and punctuation and linking it back to the poet's messages and the themes of the poems.
S-Structure- How is the poem structured? -Stanzas, punctuation techniques to change stanzas i.e enjambement and caesura.