This is an analysis of the poem Blessed Be Thy Name Forever that begins with:

Blessed be thy name for ever,
Thou of life the guard and giver!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb XXcc ddaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011110 10101110 11111010 10111010 111001110 11111010 1010101 1010001 10101010 10101010 10111010 10011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 135
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, god are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words thou, thine, god are repeated.

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

  • summary of Blessed Be Thy Name Forever;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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