This is an analysis of the poem Lohengrin that begins with:

THE holy bell, untouched by human hands,
Clanged suddenly, and tolled with solemn knell.... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: ab acdefcXaabgehdiebbXea dcXcdbeibjXkcbblfdagkXXXkaaX gdXXkddbcbgmbgdcbcfldacffcngopHKMXgXXXgakdckdcdk alkkkddjccajfdaadceajaqdekkadhcodgadrXccbafaapsadghpnkbfaadfeemtahamibcokackgbgpdcdkjccpaagdaogbtjgahkfakaXjakcafcpeakcgdfigodecckkkctfgkmdkgkadkeXpkkgd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,21,28,48,215,145,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0101011101 10100110101 01010100101 1101010100 1100010001 1101010001 1111010101 10010101001 0101110101 10011100001 01000100100 11111100101 1100010101 0111010111 1100010001 0101010111 0101010101 1101010101 1100010101 1100011101 11010111110 01111010101 1101010100 1111011101 01110111010 01110111010 1101010100 11010010001 1001010111 0110110101 0100111101 010010001001 1101010101 11111111010 11110011001 1100011100 1101110101 1001010100 11110001010 1011010101 1101010101 1101111101 0101010111 1001010100 1101010100 1111111111 11111011000 1001010011 0111111001 11010011001 10110101110 01010010101 0101011001 1100110100 0100110100 1100011101 1101010101 0101010101 0111011101 1001011100 1001110101 0111000111 0101011100 0101111101 011100010101 1001010001 1001010101 0101010100 100000101101 11010101001 10111001010 0100111101 1000111101 1111111100 1111010101 1101010100 1100010011 10001111111 0011010101 1101010100 1101011001 0101011111 0101010100 0101010100 1111010110 1100111001 1101110001 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  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 3315
  • Average number of words per stanza: 587
  • Amount of lines: 459
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; of, to, and, his, it, ', in, her, he, i, thee, here, with are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase ' connects the lines.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Lohengrin;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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