This is an analysis of the poem Maker Of Heaven And Earth (All Things Bright And Beautiful) that begins with:

All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaa bbXb acdc efXf geee Xfgf Xada
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111100 110111 1111100 011101 11010110 110111 1111010 111101 0110010 011101 1101110 110101 0101010 010101 0111010 110101 0110010 010101 0110010 1101001 0110011 011111 0101010 1101001 1111010 111111 1101010 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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; all, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words all, each, he, the are repeated.

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

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