This is an analysis of the poem The Bridegroom that begins with:
I SLEPT,--'twas midnight,--in my bosom woke,
As though 'twere day, my love-o'erflowing heart;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a ba b c bc b d Xd X b ebXe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,1,1,2,1,1,2,1,1,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1111101101 11111110001 0101111111 11011000101 1101010101 1001110101 0101110101 1101110101 0111110101 0111011101 1111111101 100111111100 1110110101 1001111101 1001111101 1100011101
- Amount of stanzas: 12
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 61
- Average number of words per stanza: 11
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
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.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of The Bridegroom;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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