This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet. The Lake And Star that begins with:
The mountain lake, o'ershadowed by the hills,
May still gaze heavenward on the evening star,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababbccbdedeXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 010110000101 11110010101 1101011001 1101010101 1101011101 1101001101 10101010101 1101110101 1011111101 0101110111 10110111011 1111010111 10111111100 11011111010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 647
- Average number of words per stanza: 115
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thus is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words still, thus are repeated.
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