From David Dorsey’s book. Students of S of S may want to give other designations to the sections.
A. Opening words of mutual love and desire 1:2-2:7
B. young man’s invitation to young woman to join him in the countryside 2:8-17
C. young woman’s night time search for young man 3:1-5
D. wedding day 3:6-5:1
C’. young woman’s night time search for young man, and their speeches of admiration and longing 5:2-7:11
B’. young woman’s invitation to the young man to join her in the countryside 7:12-8:4
A’. Closing words of mutual love and desire 8:5-14