This is an analysis of the poem Part Of Psalm Xlii In Imitation Of The Style Of Spencer. that begins with:

Like some faire Deer by Hunters close pursued,
Who bath'd in sweet explores the cooling Flood;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaabb cacXXd XdXddd adadee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1111110101 1101010101 1111110101 1101010101 111101111 1111011111 11110101011 1111010101 1101100101 1011010101 1101010110 1101110001 111100111001 0111010101 1001010101 01110010111 1111011001 0111000011 11110100101 1101110101 111101001 0111010001 1111110111 1101111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 266
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

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