This is an analysis of the poem The Dawn Of God's Sabbath that begins with:

The dawn of God’s dear Sabbath
Breaks o’er the earth again,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabacdcd beXeeXfX adbdXada bgfgbdbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101110 110101 1111010 100101 0111010 010101 1101011 110101 11111100 110101 1101010 010101 1101010 011101 1011110 010100 1111110 010111 0111010 010001 1111010 111101 1101010 111101 10110100 011111 1111110 110101 0011010 010111 1101110 010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 223
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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; and is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word so is repeated.

    The author used the same word and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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