This is an analysis of the poem The Promise that begins with:
To you and you it shall be given,
As unto Mary her lost Heaven;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabb ccXX cccc ddaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011101010 110100110 011111 01100111 10110101 01011101 111100 10111111 11101011 11111001 111101 010010111 10110111 11111001 111101 01001001001
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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 is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of The Promise;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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