This is an analysis of the poem God Of Mercy, God Of Grace that begins with:

God of mercy, God of grace,
Show the brightness of Thy face: ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbcc ccddee ccffff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 1010011 1011101 1110101 1110101 1010101 1110111 0111101 1010111 1001101 1111101 1110001 1010111 1110101 1010101 1010101 1011101 1011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 186
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • 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:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.

    The author used the same word let at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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