This is an analysis of the poem Oh Mother, Blessed I Am, To Be Born To You that begins with:

Oh mother, Blessed I am, to be born to you
Blessed is my soul, to be nourished by your love...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXbbccaaXXdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 11011100101 10110010111 11101101101 11101110011100 1110111010010 011010 001010011101101 0101010101101 1011111 1011101001 001001111011 011101101 110111111 101001101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 593
  • Average number of words per stanza: 121
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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