This is an analysis of the poem Olney Hymn 18: Lovest Thou Me? that begins with:
Hark my soul! it is the Lord;
'Tis Thy Saviour, hear His word; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabb aacc ddbb eeff ggbXXccdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1110001 1110101 1011101 1110111 1010111 1110111 11100111 1110001 1010101 1010111 1110100 1010101 1010101 1010101 1010101 1110111 1111101 1010101 1001110 1110111 1001101 1110111 1111101 1110111
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 129
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thee, love are repeated.
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