This is an analysis of the poem Brothers that begins with:

What regiment d'you belong to

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xa Xb X XbaXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,1,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001010 10 110 001 1101 001001 0101001 0010110 100 10
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 33
  • Average number of words per stanza: 6
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 16 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • 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 Brothers;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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