This is an analysis of the poem The Hymn Of The Wiltshire Laborers that begins with:
O God! who by Thy prophet's hand
Didst smite the rocky brake,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaXbcbc adaXeeee cfcfefef ghghcece acaXdede
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111101 110101 11011101 110101 11010101 110011 11110101 111111 01110101 111001 11010101 111111 11011101 111111 11110001 111101 11100111 111101 11001101 111101 10111111 111101 11111101 111101 01100101 010101 11111101 110001 11110001 101111 01111111 111101 11010001 110101 11011101 110001 11010001 010101 11110101 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 244
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 40
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thy, and, so, our are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, the are repeated.
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