This is an analysis of the poem From 'The Severall Seiges, Assaults, Sackings, And Finall Destruction Of The Famous, Ancient, And Memoriable Citty Of Jerusalem.' that begins with:

The Justice, Mercy, and the Might, I sing,
Of heav'ns iust, merciful, Almighty King;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeefXddggddddXXhhXXffXbbbccbbffhXffiiddhhfXjjddddgX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 58,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0101010111 0111000101 11110110010 11011111010 1100110101 1101011101 1001111101 1111111011 1101010011 11011110101 11111101011 110111110 1101011101 11000101 110000100110 011100110010 10111111010 110010101110 1101110101 0100011101 111111100 101001101000 1111111101 0100010001 1001001111 10010011001 0101010101 10010101101 111010111 1101010101 1101010101 01110010101 101010101 0111010101 1010010101 1001010111 11011100001 01001100100 11010001110 0101010101 1101111101 0110011001 1101001111 111101111 10110100010 1100101010010 1101011010 111111110010 1101000101 1101111011 01010010101 1111000111 101010100 1101010100 0100010100 0101010100 11110111110 10010101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2509
  • Average number of words per stanza: 428
  • Amount of lines: 58
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; but, from, to, and, all, in are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words whose, who, made, there, the are repeated.

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