This is an analysis of the poem A Storm In The Mountains that begins with:

A lonely boy, far venturing from home
Out on the half-wild herd’s faint tracks I roam; ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabXccddeeffgghhaaiijjeeffggddbbffiikkll ddbbffaa aaiiggXX cceemmXdbbffeeff eeccnnff eeaacc ddaaddffXcaajj dXeeiiggiiee ggffbbkknn iiooccbbccll kkffccffkkaa pgppbbbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 40,8,8,16,8,6,14,12,10,12,12,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0101110001 1101111111 1111010101 100101110 0111010101 1001010101 1111111101 0111000101 1101001001 110101100101 1111110111 1101000101 11011110111 0101010001 1111111101 0110011100 10010101001 0111011100100 1101010001 1101010101 0101010111 1101100111 1101001101 1111100101 1111000101 0101100101 0100010101 11010101001 11110011001 0101110101 11110100101 1101011101 1001010111 0101010111 1101011101 1001110101 1001011101 1011110101 1101110110 0101011101 1101110101 1101110101 01110000101 1111111101 0101110101 11100011101 1101000111 0101001101 10110001001 1101010101 1101001101 1001110101 11010100101 1111011101 1101000101 1101000100 1001010101 001101001 1101111001 1101010101 1001110101 1101001101 1100111110 11011101101 1001010101 0100011101 1001110111 0111010111 0101111101 1101000101 0101000101 11110010001 1101111101 0111110001 1111010101 1011011101 01010100101 1111010001 11010010101 1111010101 0101011101 1001010101 0111000101 1100010101 1001011101 010111000111 01010101101 10110101001 11010101001 1010110101 0101010101 0011010101 1111110001 1101010101 1111110101 0011110001 11110110101 1001010001 01110101001 1101110001 1111010101 01010100110 01110101001 0101010101 11011011001 01110010101 10010011001 110001110101 0111010101 01010010101 11001010111 0111110001 0101000101 01001011101 11110000101 1101010101 0011011101 1011100101 1101010101 1100000101 1101110101 00110111101 0101110101 01010000101 1111010101 1100011111 01110111101 10111001001 0101010101 1101010101 0101010101 11001010101 1101010011 0101111101001 11010101001 1101000101 1101011101 1011001101 1011010101 1101000101 01011110111 1011000101 1101010111 10110011101 1101010101 10010101101 11001001110 1011100 111101110 1000100 111101010 1100111 1101010010 1110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 588
  • Average number of words per stanza: 101
  • Amount of lines: 154
  • 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; in, and are repeated.

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

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

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