This is an analysis of the poem They Too Can Make Thunder Roll that begins with:

Once it is observed,
And perceived to be easy......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCDEF XXfggf ABCDEF cfXf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10001 1010010 10101101 1111101 1001 111101011 101101 0011011 011010 1100101010 011 0010001001010 10001 1010010 10101101 1111101 1001 111101011 10101 00101101 101010110 000100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • 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.

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

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

  • summary of They Too Can Make Thunder Roll;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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