TITLE

I Sing of a Maiden

AUTHOR(S)
Morgen, Suzanne D.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
I Sing of a Maiden;6/ 1/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Poem Analysis
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
This article presents an explication of the anonymous fifteenth-century English lyric poem "I Sing of a Maiden." The poem, most likely the lyrics a carol whose original tune has been lost, describes the moment that Mary, a virgin, becomes the mother of the son of God. The poem uses a variety of poetic techniques to create moments of stillness while conveying the uniqueness of Mary's place in Christian theology.
ACCESSION #
65439457

 

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