This is an analysis of the poem Mary Of Magdala that begins with:
Mary of Magdala came to bed;
There were no soft curtains round her head;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabb aaXa ccdd eefX bbgg ccXX hhii jjXX cccX cccX aaeX fffX aaaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 100010101 101110101 111100101 010101101 100010111 111110101 11011011100 110110101 111111101 011010111 111101101 011101111 111111111 1011110101 10100111110 0101001010 100010101 0010110101 110110101 1010110101 111110011 11111101 11011101 0010101101 111100101 111010101 101111111 110110101 110110101 01110010001 10110101 10111111 110101011 110101111 1111111111 1111111101 1011110101 1011111111 11101101 010011101 100010111 110010111 1111100101 101101101 10101001001 110111111 111110101 1110111111 10110101 0100110101 11011111 1110111101
- Amount of stanzas: 13
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 52
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, of, i, two, and, who, my, thy are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
The author used the same words mary, 'o, 'now at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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