This is an analysis of the poem Looking Upwards In A Storm that begins with:
God of my life, to Thee I call,
Afflicted at Thy feet I fall; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaa bbcc ddee ccff ddbbXbbff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10110111 01011111 10110101 111100101 10010101 11111101 11011101 01010101 01010101 11010101 11011101 11111101 10011111 11111101 101101001 011101001 10011111 11110001 11010101 11110001 11110101 11110111 11011101 110110001
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 144
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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