This is an analysis of the poem Almighty Spirit, Now Behold that begins with:
Almighty Spirit, now behold
A world by sin destroyed:... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaAA abaBB cdcDD efeFF ghgHH
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01010101 011101 01010101 110101 110101 11011101 110101 11011101 110101 110101 01010111 110101 11010101 111101 111101 10010101 010101 100100111 011101 011101 1100101001 0100101 01010101 010101 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, savior are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words move, bring, when, to are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines void, life, renew, came, alone are repeated).
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