This is an analysis of the poem Chorus Of Fire that begins with:

O! golden Hereafter, thine every bright rafter
Will shake in the thunder of sanctified song;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXb c aadXXd aeXe c dcXc c afdfXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,1,6,4,1,4,1,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100101100110 01001001001 1100110011100 01011001011 01 110010 1010110 101100011001 1010101 101001 11001001011 1101101000110 11011101001 010011010011 11001011011 01 110010011010 010110010001 111110110010 01101011010 01 110110010110 11011011101 110110111010 11010001011 01
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 109
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

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

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