This is an analysis of the poem The Day Of Judgment that begins with:

Almighty God thy heavenly aid bestow,
O'er my rapt soul bid inspiration flow;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddXeffgghheeiiffddiiccggeeddffjjccggddkkbbbbggffddeekkddiicciXcccciiaaddffiibb ggddbbiiffcckkghiiggkk ccbblljjddXXffmmghjjffggfX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 84,22,26,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01011100101 10111110101 1110010101 1101010101 1101110101 11111101010 1101000101 0101010001 01010101001 0100100101 0101010101 0101001101 1101111101 0101001101 11010111010 11010011010 1101111101 10010001101 1011010001 1101000101 11100110101 01010101001 1101110101 0101010101 10000101001 0111010101 1111110101 0101010001 11110101001 1101010101 01001111101 0101010111 0101010101 11010100101 1101010111 1101000101 01010010101 1101001101 0111011101 1101110111 1101010111 1101010101 1101010101 0101000101 110100100111 1101010101 1111010101 11001010101 0101110101 1111010001 01001010101 0101000101 01001010101 1111000101 0111010111 1101011001 0101110101 1101000101 1101101101 0101010101 10111100101 10101010101 1111100101 11010100101 1011010101 1101010101 11010010101 1101011101 0101000101 11110100101 0101010101 1111011001 1111011111 0101011101 1111100101 0100110101 1111110101 1111010101 11010100101 1101000101 0101010101 1001010111 00101010111 01000100101 0101010101 1101110101 001101101 1101011111 11110101110 11010001010 0101010101 1101010101 0111010111 0101110101 11111111001 0111000101 1101010101 011010010101 101101101 10010101010 1001010111 1110001101 01110010111 1111011101 0101110101 1011110101 01010101001 0101010101 1101110101 1111010101 11010101001 0101000101 10110001001 1101011101 111011101 1001001111 1101010101 11010010101 11010110101 1111110110 001011100101 1111110101 1111110101 11010101010 1111011101 1101000101 11011100101 1110000101 11011100101 1101001101 1111010100 1111110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1940
  • Average number of words per stanza: 345
  • Amount of lines: 132
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, day, by, all, him, their are repeated.

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

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  • summary of The Day Of Judgment;
  • central theme;
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