This is an analysis of the poem Olney Hymn 62: Dependence that begins with:
To keep the lamp alive,
With oil we fill the bowl; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd cXXX efef gcgc XfXf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 010101 011101 11010111 111101 010101 010101 00111101 110101 010101 110001 11000111 111101 110001 010101 110110101 110001 010101 100101 01010101 111101 010011 110001 010111110 010111
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 113
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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.
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