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Title: Exodus 15,1b-18
Subtitle: A Poetic Analysis
Author(s): HOWELL, M.
Journal: Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses
Volume: 65 Issue: 1 Date: April 1989
In recent years, poetic structure has become a concern of great interest to biblical scholars. The well known psalm of Exodus 15 is one of many poems whose structure has received considerable attention from contemporary exegetes. In this article, our purpose is not to enter into an exhaustive discussion of the various methods which have been used in the determination of poetic structure, nor is our purpose to criticize the diverse structures which have resulted from these methods; rather, our content us to examine the various poetic devices of Exodus 15,1b-18 and to determine how these particular poetic elements interact within the poem to reveal, or to contribute to its structure.