This is an analysis of the poem The Flower-School that begins with:

When storm-clouds rumble in the sky and June showers come down.
The moist east wind comes marching over the heath to blow its...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXbcdedXbXXXbXeXca
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 19,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110001111011 01111101001010 1101010 1101011001001111 1110101011 101101010101101 1111001110110 110101001110101 0010 1011111101 101010001010110 001101011110110 1010110100111011 11110110001101 1 10111101101111 111101010 011110111111 111011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 994
  • Average number of words per stanza: 184
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of The Flower-School;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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