This is an analysis of the poem My Lady’s Slipper that begins with:

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabcbcdedefcfcafaffgfgfbfb dXdaXhfhdidififijkjXfafaahahblbl leledhdhgmgmnana Xhhhhehehgmgm ieiehhhHeakanhnhalal Xdkdkahah hfhfkikiaXahbkkknhnhababhahakhkh XhmhohohepepnHnhheheegegqcqciaia gbgbkikiieiXaqaq daXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 26,32,16,13,20,9,32,32,16,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0110 1 110111110 10001 1111111010 01011 1101011110 1101 101101100110 1101 1101010110 1001 10111010010 1111 1011110011 1111 01110110111 1101 1111110010 1011 1101010010 1001 1111110010 1111 1111110110 1001 1111101010 1110 1011111010 1111 11011011010 1011 11010110110 1101 1011010110 1111 11110011010 0011 1111101010 1011 1011110110 1111 101010010 1001 11110111010 1011 11110110110 1011 11110110110 1101 1001010011 1011 11010110111 1101 1111011001 1011 1011011101 1101 1011101011 1011 1001001001 1011 11011011010 1001 10110110110 1001 1011101011 0101 1011001001 1011 10110110111 1001 1011111111 1111 1 110101111 1001 1111001101 0101 0101011101 0101 1001001111 1001 1111101001 1001 1011101001 0101 1101001001 1101 1011101011 1001 11110001011 1011 11110110101 1111 1001111011 1101 1011101101 10001 1011001001 1101 1100111001 1001 101111101 1011 10110011001 1001 1 01111111010 1000 11010110010 1011 1011011001 1111 1111001011 1111 1001001001 1111 01011011001 1111 1101101000 11011 1101011011 1011 1001011101 1011 1011111011 10001 1001011001 1011 1101001001 1001 1001101001 1111 0001001110 11001 000101001 1001 01011001111 1011 1011001101 1101 1011001001 1111 0101101000 1011 0111011011 1011 10110110010 1011 0111011001 1111 1101111011 11001 1010111001 1101 100111111 1011 0101011011 1101 101101011 1111 0101111111 0001 1001011011 1011 1101101101 1001 11010101001 1011 1111101011 1001 1111011101 1101 1011001101 1101 1111111111 1000 1011001001 1111 1001001011 1111 1011111011 1100 100101001 1011 0001101101 0001 1011111111 1101 111010011101 1110 1011111011 1001 1111001001 1011 10010110010 1001 11011011010 1001
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 594
  • Average number of words per stanza: 117
  • Amount of lines: 200
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, me, my, and, his are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, here, saw are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase i connects the lines.

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

  • summary of My Lady’s Slipper;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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