This is an analysis of the poem First Praise that begins with:
Lady of dusk-wood fastnesses,
Thou art my Lady. ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabcba cabXba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10011100 11110 111011001101101 1101110 11111101101 011110 10010101 1011110 110010110110001 1110010 1101110110101 10110
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 234
- Average number of words per stanza: 40
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; lady is repeated.
The author used the same word lady at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word lady at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase lady connects the lines.
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- summary of First Praise;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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