This is an analysis of the poem The Image Of God (From The Spanish Of Francisco De Aldana) that begins with:

O Lord! who seest, from yon starry height
Centred in one the future and the past... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabacddcefbefb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
  • Metre: 111101101 1001010101 10011101 0101011111 01010111110 01110010101 1001010011 11011011010 0101111101 0111011101 1111010011 1001010001 1101011101 1101000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 574
  • Average number of words per stanza: 111
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

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