This is an analysis of the poem Some Advice From A Mother To Her Married Son that begins with:
The answer to do you love me isn't, I married you, didn't I?
Or, Can't we discuss this after the ballgame is through? ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXaXbbcCCC
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 01001111001101101 1110101000101 000111011111110 110101111111 0100011110111 010011010110111 0101101111 0100111 01001 01001 01001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 468
- Average number of words per stanza: 94
- Amount of lines: 11
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, you, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines and, yes are repeated).
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