This is an analysis of the poem Hymn Before Action that begins with:
The earth is full of anger,
The seas are dark with wrath,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcbdeDe fgfghhhh cicijjjj aiaifbfb klklieXe dhdhdmDm
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0101010 011101 0100110 110111 1111010 111101 0100010 110101 1111010 110101 1111010 111101 0101101 011111 1111011 111101 1111011 110111 1101111 111101 0110010 110111 1111010 110101 0101110 011111 1111010 011101 1111010 1101001 0101010 011101 1101010 010111 0111010 010111 1111010 111101 1111110 010101 10111110 1011101 1111110 111101 0101110 010111 0100010 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 233
- Average number of words per stanza: 42
- Amount of lines: 48
- 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:
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; thee, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, ere, e'en are repeated.
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- summary of Hymn Before Action;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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