This is an analysis of the poem Palinodia that begins with:
Ye mountains, on whose torrent-furrowed slopes,
And bare and silent brows uplift to heaven,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abaaab cdedXXcfghXXhdgX dfedbaXhcfbceehhe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,16,17,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1101110101 11110110010 1101011111 0111011101 0101010100 0101111101 1011110101 01010000101 1101000111 11001010101 0101010101 10110101010 1111011111 010111000010 1111010101 1111011101 0101110101 1100011000 0101010111 0111111101 0101110111 1001110111 1011111111 01110101010 1111010001 1111010111 1101011011 1101010101 01101111100 11011101001 1100101111 11010111110 0111011101 1101110111 1111011111 0111110111 1001010101 1111010101 01010101111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 566
- Average number of words per stanza: 100
- Amount of lines: 39
- 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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of, thy are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words of, my are repeated.
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