This is an analysis of the poem Blue And White that begins with:

BLUE is Our Lady’s colour,
White is Our Lord’s. ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXa bcbbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011010 1011 01010101 01111 11110111 010101 11011101 01111 11011101001 11111101 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of Blue And White;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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