This is an analysis of the poem They Are All My Children that begins with:

Even though their names may escape me,
They are all my children....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBXXac BXcXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111011 111110 1110011101 1010010 11101 110101 111110 10011110010 1111101 01010010100 1110101 1100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 180
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of They Are All My Children;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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