This is an analysis of the poem Kept Faith Is The Test that begins with:

One's kept faith is the test with a letting,
Of those obstacles faced to witness erased....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xaabb cXacd XacdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1110010010 01100101001 010101 001000101 1001000101001 1001101110101 011111001001 10101011111 10100100100010 0010101001000011 11111100100010 01101000010101 1111110101 1001101111001 01010001011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 237
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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