This is an analysis of the poem After The Storm that begins with:

The storm is done--the lightning with its lust
To rend the unhallowed dome in ruin dire; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXbabacacaaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0101010001 0101000101010 0101001101 11011011010 010100111001 0101111001 1101000101 011101011000 011011001 01110010101 0101010001 110011101001 11010111001 11010001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 608
  • Average number of words per stanza: 106
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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