This is an analysis of the poem Virgin Of Bethlehem that begins with:
Virgin of Bethlehem! spouse of the Holy One!
Star of the pilgrim on life’s stormy sea!...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab XaXa cdcd XcXc ebeb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100101100101 1001011101 1001111011101 1001111001 11011011100 1011011011 11011010010 1101011111 10010111010 1100011001 11110110010 1111101011 10010010010 1110001101 10010010100 1101011001 1101111001 01101011101 11011111001 01101111001
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 177
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, that are repeated.
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- summary of Virgin Of Bethlehem;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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