This is an analysis of the poem True Pleasures that begins with:
Lord, my soul with pleasure springs
When Jesu's name I hear: ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd cecefgfg ccXchihi
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11101001 110111 1110101 010101 1010100 1010101 1111101 011111 1010011 110001 1111111 111111 1010111 1110101 1110101 110101 1010101 111101 1011100 110111 1010011 1111101 1110101 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 238
- Average number of words per stanza: 43
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; to is repeated.
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