This is an analysis of the poem Aunt Evangeline Approves that begins with:

My Aunt Evangeline has come
To visit Melbourne town,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXabaXXA cXXccabXA dcdebaXcA XececaeXA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,9,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010111 010101 11011010 011101 11010101 110101 11011111 01111111 110101 11110101 111101 11110101 010101 11110101 111111 01011101 11110001 110101 11010101 11010 1101010 11011 1111010 1010101 01111 01100111 110101 11010111 110101 10010001 111101 11010001 110111 01110001 111111011 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 282
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 37
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 Aunt Evangeline Approves;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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