This is an analysis of the poem On The Range that begins with:

On Nungar the mists of the morning hung low,
The beetle-browed hills brooded silent and black,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcbcbdbdbefedfffXfXgheheicjiX hfhffiifiklkliiiihkhcX XfXffkmfkecec cfcfceceifbibebebhfhf mgebgbcbbbdXfefeaeaegbgb acacXjejcejbjbifiefnene chchXggg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 32,22,13,21,24,23,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11001001011 01011101011 11101101101 11011011101 11111101001 11111001011 01101101001 01101111111 010010010010 101101101101 0010110011010 01010011101 101001001101 101101101101 11001001101 111011001110 1 1110110101 1 1011010011101 101011011001 1010011100010 01 100001001011 11001001001 01011101001 11101011001 110010101101 11011111001 1111101111 1 1100101010110 01011001001 11101001001 11011001001 11011011001 11001111111 01011111101 111101101 101 01011101101 11011001111 01001111001 011011011011 01101101001 11011101011 11101101001 1011010001101 101101101001 101011001101 11101111001 101111011001 1011000101101 10 11001101001 11001001011 10101110011100 111111011001 101001101101 11001001111 1101111110 1 101001101001 11101011001 101101111011 101011011111 11011001101 01111011001 11001001001 1110100011 0100110011 11101101010 010101111111 11101001011 101001001101 11001001101 10100111111 1 11011111011 001111001101 11101011101 101001001001 01101101101 111011001101 101011101001 01101001101 111001011001 101101001101 11100110100 1 1010111110 101 01001101011 001001011101 11111111110 1 0011010010011 11001011111 1111111110 110 01001101101 11001101001 11001101011 01011011011 11011011001 11111111001 01011001011 11111101111 001001011011 1101101101 101011101101 11011011001 101011111011 101001011001 101001101101 11011011001 1110011010 11 11011001001 101001001011 1101101110 1 001001011101 001101001001 11101011001 11101001001 11011001001 11100010010001 11101101001 1010010111 11 01011001001 01011001101 10000101011 11001001101 111101101101 11111011111 01001011111 101001001001 01001011111 11101101111 10110110011001 101101001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 972
  • Average number of words per stanza: 176
  • Amount of lines: 149
  • 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; his, of, to, he are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words what, a, and are repeated.

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  • summary of On The Range;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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