Analysis of the poem ” My Sister ,My Friend ” when your sister became your friend , that is the most beautiful thing you can ever feel . The Poet Leann Steinman is expressing her deep passion towards her sister in her Poem My Sister , My Friend . Steinman can not express how much she is grateful for her sister who is always supporting her in the bad and good days as a friend. She wishes all happiness and welfare for her sister as she is always the reason for her felicity. The choice of the title My Sister, My Friend reflects the intensive relationship between the two sister.
They are so close friends as friends who share each other their troubles, complaints ,and the joyful moments. The reader can hear the voice of the Poet herself expressing her affection and love towards her sister through her sensitive words by using the first person (I) ,so the Poet does not hide behind a persona , she wrote it out of personal feeling . There are several sound devices are used in this Poem to make it coherent. The Poet uses the regular ryhme ( aa ,bb,… ) to stress the harmonious relationship between the two sisters.
For instance, the two words “days” (8) and “ways” (9) are rhyming together to show that Steinman’s sister is always standing beside her in every day and way helping and advising her. Eye-rhyme also is used in “ways” and “days”. Alliteration is used in the two words “intuition” and “intelligent” (2) to reflect the sister’s awareness , knowledge ,and experience by which she benefits her sister. She is the advisor for her sister. Steinman uses a visual image in ” you’ve been my sunshine ” to show that her sister is the guide in the close and dark days.
On April 17 th, 2004, my eldest sister went into labor around 5: 30 A. M. I honestly wasn't in the mood to go to the hospital so early in the morning, but my mother told me I should. My mom told me that it was a time when my sister really needed us. All I thought about was that she wouldn't even know whether I was there or not. My family and I took her to the hospital, and then everyone waited in ...
As well, she is the one who lights her life ,and the person giving her Hope. Figures of speech are used in the Poem . For instance, Metaphor is used in ” you are an angel ” to revel how tender and sensitive she is. It shows also her gentle way in treating the others. The Poet uses the word “cloudy” to symbolize the days of their disputations and clashes how gloomy and cloudy it becomes. Motif is also used in the word “friend” to assure again and again the tough relationship between each other.