This is an analysis of the poem Sir, We Would See Jesus that begins with:
We would see Jesus; earth is grand,
Flowing out from her Creator's hand.... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbXXaa ccbbbbaa aabbddXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110101 10100101 11110101 01110111 01010101 110100011 11010111 11110101 11110111 10111111 110101001 11010101 11010101 11010111 11011101 11011101 11110111 10110111 10110101 01010101 11010001 01110101 10110111 00110100
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 292
- Average number of words per stanza: 52
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
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 author used the same word we at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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