This is an analysis of the poem Die Spinnerak-Rokkie that begins with:

'n Feetjie het vir haar
uit spinnerak 'n doek vergaar;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; 'n, haar are repeated.

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

  • summary of Die Spinnerak-Rokkie;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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