This is an analysis of the poem The Age Of Gold that begins with:

The clouds that tower in storm, that beat
Arterial thunder in their veins;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcc dedeXX fefebb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011100111 010010011 01110101 10110001 11110101 11111111 11011101 01010101 11011111 11010111 01010111 11000100 01010101 01011101 01010101 11011100 11111101 01010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 215
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of The Age Of Gold;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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