This is an analysis of the poem Mother's Day that begins with:

Matriarchy's coming fast,
Matriarchy's here!... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababXcXc dedeafaf gbgbaeaX hehebibi
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100101 1001 1010011 10101 10101000 101110 1010101 101110 1011101 0111110 1011111 1101010 1010101 0101010 1010101 1101110 1010101 110101 11001101 011101 11010101 1100110 11010101 1111010 1000111 1101010 11010111 0101010 11010101 0101010 11111101 0001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 230
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, oh are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word matriarchy's is repeated.

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

  • summary of Mother's Day;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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