This is an analysis of the poem Psalm 23 that begins with:
The Lord, the Lord, my Shepherd is,
And so can never I... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcadd beebff XbbXbc ghhgff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01011100 111101 1100 11101100 110111 1111 11011101 110011 1011 11111101 011110 1111 111111100 111110 0101 011101010 10111001 1010 111111011 111100 1111 01110101 110101 1111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 161
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thou, me are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word he is repeated.
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