This is an analysis of the poem After Trinity that begins with:

We have done with dogma and divinity,
Easter and Whitsun past,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababab acacac dedebe XfbfXf fXXXdX XgXgcg Xhahfh X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101010100 101101 0111110100 10111 01001110100 101111 101010 11101 1111110 0101101 0101110100 1101101 01001010 101101 01010110 1111001 0101110 1010101 110101 111111 001001010 1110111 11111110 110101 1011010 110100 1101010 0100111 1111010 110100 1101010 010111 10101010 110111 010010010 0111001 110111000 11101 10110100 1001001 0101110 11101001 0101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • 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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  • summary of After Trinity;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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