This is an analysis of the poem To Rulers And Judges that begins with:

He's risen - Highest God - to do the judgment, fair,
Of the earthly ones in their whole band;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cccd cdec XfXf cfcf bgXgXedcf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 110101010101 001010111 1111110111 00111010011 110100010111 0111000101 010101100110 01111011 0101000111110 0101000101 01010100010 010101101 11101111111 111100010111 0101010101 110110011 1111111101010 11111111101 11111001010 1110110011 11111111110 01111100101 11010111010 11110101 0111111001110 10011010111 11010101010 100101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 189
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, from, they, and, you, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words to, and are repeated.

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  • summary of To Rulers And Judges;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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