This is an analysis of the poem From These Genes that begins with:

It is from these genes,
From which the genius beems....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXaXbcb bbdXb AXefcfbeXAd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,5,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00011 010101 010010101 1011101010 111 01101010 1101010 000101110 011101010 100 100111 1101000 00011 0110010 1 0001001 101111 1111 011101110 010011 00011 1111011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 151
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, to are repeated.

    The author used the same word it at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of From These Genes;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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