This is an analysis of the poem Storm that begins with:

God in me is the fury on the bare heath
God in me shakes the interior kingdom of my heaven....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xaa aba XbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100101011 101100100100110 10100100111 1011011101 1011010101 1011110101 1010110001 100010011001 11011011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; god, me, in are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word god is repeated.

    The author used the same word god at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Storm;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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