This is an analysis of the poem The Angel Of Pain that begins with:

Angel of Pain, I think thy face
Will be, in all the heavenly place,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddbbaaeeaaeeaabb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10011111 000101001 01011111 01010111 110101110 1101100010 11010101 11010101 11111101 01111001 11011101 11001001 11110101 101000101 11010111 01010110 11010011 11011101 11011111 010110001 10111101 11110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 779
  • Average number of words per stanza: 136
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; face, and are repeated.

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

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