This is an analysis of the poem Another Poem For Mothers that begins with:
Mother, I'm trying
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xab aacdee ebX XXf eec cgc afhgdhXhbh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,6,3,3,3,3,10,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10010 01 01001 1011 100101 0111110 011001 110010 1011001 101110 00100 10111 10011001 111101 10111 111011 1011110 11100111 11011011 111100 01000011 110111 1111 111010 01000101 110111 0110 11110 1010111 1011010
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 91
- Average number of words per stanza: 17
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; that, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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