Finna: Poems by Nate Marshall

Finna: Poems

Nate Marshall

fiction poetry race challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

128 pages | first published 2020

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Sharp, lyrical poems celebrating the Black vernacular—its influence on pop culture, its necessity for familial survival, its rite in storytelling and in creating the safety found only within its intimacyDefinition of finna, created by the author: ...
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Moods

reflective 89%
emotional 72%
challenging 58%
hopeful 29%
inspiring 29%
dark 27%
funny 27%
tense 14%
informative 10%
sad 10%
adventurous 8%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

fast 46%
medium 42%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

N/A: 80% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

N/A: 64% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

N/A: 64% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

N/A: 64% | Yes: 35%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

N/A: 60% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 13%

Average rating

4.57