This is an analysis of the poem June Thunder that begins with:

The Junes were free and full, driving through tiny
Roads, the mudguards brushing the cowparsley,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbc cXXX Xdef bbgX egXf dXhbXhdaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011110110 1010100100 1101011010010 1110 1011010010100 11111100010 101111001000 10010 101111110100 00100101010 01101110101011 01110 1010011110010 0100101110010 01101010101111 11010 11101001010 1001001100010 11100100110000 10010 10111101010 111010011010 100001001110 10010 01011111010 10001101001010 010111111010 10110
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 165
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • 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; and, if, now, only are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words or, the are repeated.

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