This is an analysis of the poem Lead Them To Thee that begins with:

Lead them, my God, to Thee,
Lead them to Thee,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AAbab b AcA dadaX b XXbXa b ceXeXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,1,3,5,1,5,1,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101101 1001 110101 1101 111101 01 101101 1010 1001 111111 1011 111001 1001 1001010 01 111101 1101 110101 11000 110111 01 111101 1101 110101 1101 111111 01
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 64
  • Average number of words per stanza: 12
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; lead, them are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word lead is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines thee is repeated).

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