This is an analysis of the poem Divine Love Endures No Rival that begins with:
Love is the Lord whom I obey,
Whose will transported I perform;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd edXd fgfg hehX didi jeje kiki
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 10011101 10010101 01001111 1101011101 1100111 01110111 11011101 10111010101 11011101 111100101 01010111 1101000101 11011101 110101001 11110101 1101110001 10010111 011000011 01011101 11010101100 11111101 11100101 11110101 1101010101 01011111 11010101 11110001 1101001101 11010011 11100101 01010101 1011010101
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 145
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 32
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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