This is an analysis of the poem The Spiritual Canticle that begins with:

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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aB cbdae Xfghda Xijjkj Xkbjjf aj ldhdm aB acnoX Xajnll Xcipib Xlddda kjhfde akamgk Xgkkbd Xbl H idgd Xjjjkj Xdeqbi XjdjXg Xkiefj XXjhjj Xbjqjj XH jjjdd XXfkgm Xbedlb XaXbbb XB jdgkb Xkaoej Xopeln Xkkhib Xbkqdi Xbbdbb XjbXib Xnqbbj XakebX Xdkfaa XH ifidb X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,5,6,6,6,2,5,2,5,6,6,6,6,6,6,3,1,4,6,6,6,6,6,6,2,5,6,6,6,2,5,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,2,5,6,2,5,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 01 1111010 10101011011010 111101 10101 11101101101 1 110111 1010101 01111 11101 111101011 1 01011 101101011 1010110 101111 1110101001 1 11110 1010100010 1101 010010 1111111 1 100010 01010010 1110101 1100100 111 100010 1 01 11111 111110 1111 0100 11011111 1 11111101 01100010 1111111 1101110 111101111010 1 11100111 110111 01011 1101 0101000010 1 11010 0111110 1110100 1110100 1110010101 1 1110 1111110 1111011 11111 110101101 1 01110 11010111011 010100 0100100 01011010111 1 1101 111110010 1110111 11010 1111011 1 100111010 11101 011 0111 0101 1101 0010111001 1 10100010 010101010 0110 01010 010001001 1 0101 10010001 01010 0100101 01010111001 1 11010 1110110 1010 110100 111101101 1 110111 11110101 11110 110101 100101101010 1 110010 1010101011 01011001 100010 111111 1 11011010 1110010 111 1010010 001010001110 1 011 111 101101 10101 1011 101011111 1 10110 101011101 11101 11101 101110100100 1 01110 01010100010 1110000110 01010 101100010 1 010101 101100 111111 11001 11101010 1 01 110010 11010010 1010 101 110010101 1 0111 011111 1010010 11011 001101 1 001010 0101011111111 10101 1110 110111001 1 111101 11110101010 111101 110101 11100001 1 110101 111100010 11111 1111010010 11101001 1 0110101 11110111 1011111 110010 11111111 1 01001010 00101010 101010 100011 11010011011 1 1111 1101100111 1111010 101010 11011011 1 110101 110100111 1011101 11111100 00110111 1 0111 1011101 110111 1110101 111011101 1 011 01011 101001001 110101 00101 101111 1 010111 10101101 1010101 10010100 0101101001 1 01 110111010 111101010110 0010101 101101 111000010010 1 11111 00110001 11110 111100 110011001000 1 11011 1111010 1110111 1111 111110101 1 010001 01001100 011010 00011 0011011111 1 110 100100001 0111000 10100100 1010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 49
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 249
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, me, and, it, your, there, in, solitude are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it, me are repeated).

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

  • summary of The Spiritual Canticle;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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