This is an analysis of the poem All Perished, All! that begins with:

All perished, all! The sun, in flame and brilliance,
As did it long before, the years' circle fulfils....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXXa bcbXcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101110 100101011010 01010101010 111100100101 1001101101 11010101110 11001011001 1010101010 0101101101 01010011010 10010101010 1001101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 273
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; again is repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase again connects the lines.

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  • summary of All Perished, All!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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