This is an analysis of the poem Under The Dome that begins with:

At times they will fly under. The dome
contains jungles. Invent a sky under the dome....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aa Xa ba Xa Xa ca ca Xa ba Xa Xa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111011001 011001011001 1001011101 11100101001 10101011001 1000100111001 1001010010 1101111001 1010010101 1011001001 0100101010 01111011001 101111110 101001011001 10010101010 011011001 010010010001 101111111001 11010110 1101011001 1000000111 10011011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 84
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; under, dome are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines dome is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word dome at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of Under The Dome;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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