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

Mother,
You're always finding ways to amuse Yourself....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aX aabccdXccae XXcXXXd ccbeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,11,7,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10 11110100110 1011010 1101010 1101001 10110001001 011101111 1110 011011 1101 1100101 1110 100101001 1101010011000 100010010 110101100 10100 111010 111 11100 10101001 1011001100 011101 100101 00101010000
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 178
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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; you is repeated.

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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