This is an analysis of the poem My Brigantine that begins with:

MY brigantine!
Just in thy mould and beauteous in thy form, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xababc cdeXec Xdfdfc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100 1011110011 1001110101 1101110001 0111110111 1101 1001 1111111101 01011100101 1111010100 1101010101 1111 1100 10010101111 1001110001 10110010111 1101011101 1101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 230
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; in, , trust, that are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of My Brigantine;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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