This is an analysis of the poem O My Lord Of Beauty that begins with:

You are beautiful, more beautiful, most beautiful,
Beauty unparalleled in the garden of Eden....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabcaacXXbXbaXXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1110011001100 1001010010010 111111001 00101011 011111110 10101010101010 101101101 01000100111 11010010101 11111001 111010 001110101010 1101001 0111 01011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 268
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; beautiful, my, o, lord are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word o is repeated.

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  • summary of O My Lord Of Beauty;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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