This is an analysis of the poem The Singing Of The Magnificat that begins with:

A LEGEND
IN midst of wide green pasture-lands, cut through ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bcbcdd ececff cdcdcX gdgdhi gagajX afafXk lglghh kkkkgg jgjgeX cdcdhh dmdmff cfcfdX nknknn jmjmff okoXkk bhbhkX dndnhX dfdfXa cacaee chcidd efefgg pfpfqq ahahcX aeaedd acajaa dgdgdX dcdckX cacakX aXagcc aiaigg cdcdbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 010 0101110111 11010100111 1100110101 11111101001 0101110101 00110111001 11111100111 0101110101 1001110101 11011101001 11001011101 0001011011 1111110101 0111010101 1001100101 11010110101 1111111101 1101110110 1101001101 1011111111 0101010111 1001010101 1001010100 10010010100 1111010101 0101010101 1101100111 1101010101 1001111111 11110100101 1011011101 1111110011 1101010101 1111010001 0101001100 1101010111 1001100101 1101010001 1111011111 1101110101 1111001101 1001011101 0111010101 1101011101 1111011111 01011101001 1101011101 01010100001 0110010111 1001111111 1101111001 1101010101 10111100111 01011010100 0101010101 1111011101 1101001111 0101010011 1101011111 111111001001 1111111001 01010111010 0101110101 11110101010 0111110101 0101101101 1111111101 1111111111 01011010101 0101010101 0101011111 1001010101 1101010001 0001111011 0101011101 1001010101 0100010101 1110001101 1111110101 11111100010 10001110111 10011010010 0111010101 1101111111 1101110011 1000111111 1001011111 1101010110 1110110101 11010100001 1011010111 1101010101 11010110111 1101111111 1011111101 11110100010 1101110111 0101111111 1111000111 0110001101 0111011111 11110101101 1011010111 0011011111 11001010101 1111010101 10001010110 0101110101 0111010101 1011110101 0111010001 1101010111 1101010111 1101100101 10111101010 1001110100 100101010010 1101010100 1100110001 1111111111 0111010101 1101111101 1101100101 1100010110 0101101111 1011010101 0101011111 1111010001 10000011101 1101010101 1111101101 1101011001 1101010101 0101010111 1101010101 110100101010 0101111111 10011001010 1101010101 01010100111 1001010101 1101010101 1001010001 11011001111 0101011111 0101011001 0101010111 10010100101 1101110111 0101011101 0101011111 1011011101 1100010101 1011111101 1111010111 1110001101 10001010101 0101011100 11111111111 11000101001 1101110101 1100100011 0101011100 01011100001 01010101001 0101011101 1101110011 0101010001 0101011111 1101111111 1011010101 1101011011 01010110101 1101001111 1111100001 0101100100 11110100111 110010100100 0101011101 01010101001 11011011001 1111110011 1101000101 010110011101 0100110101 0100010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 32
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 265
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 217
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of, as, to, that, their, he, we, him, in, ever, if, his, ' are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, to, his, the are repeated.

    The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    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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  • summary of The Singing Of The Magnificat;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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