This is an analysis of the poem On The Two Bridal-Biers that begins with:

How sweet a solace is the bridal-bed—
Dawn as prepared, evening as hallowèd... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101000101 110110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 75
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 2
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of On The Two Bridal-Biers;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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