This is an analysis of the poem Hymn For The Fair At Chicago that begins with:
O GOD! in danger's darkest hour,
In battle's deadliest field,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd efef bgbg hchX bibiXfgfg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110101010 0101001 111011010 110111 11110101 110111 11010111 010101 11110111 010111 11011101 110101 110001001 010111 01010101 010101 11010101 101101 11010101 010101 11110101 110111 11111111 101101 11010111 111101 110010101 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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; for is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words thy, the, no, for are repeated.
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