This is an analysis of the poem Landry Is My Nephew that begins with:

Landry is my first nephew!
So proud I am......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXdcedfg Xfede bbcXX XXXXgagh gXhX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,5,5,8,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001110 1111 11101011 1101000101 1101111100 10010110 1 11111100101 1010100100 101111 11111 11100010100 110101 110110 101001 111101 111101 1111110010 11011 101111101 1101110 11111110 110101 0111101111 1111011 11110100110 1110111101 101101111 1000 01101001100 110111 1010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 189
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; six, i are repeated.

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

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

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

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