This is an analysis of the poem A Grace After Meat that begins with:
LORD, we thank, and thee adore,
For temporal gifts we little merit;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111101 1100111010 10110111 110101010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 135
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 4
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- 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; we is repeated.
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