This is an analysis of the poem The Mountain Laboured that begins with:

A patriot spake thus to an eager throng:
'Give me the power and I shall right each wrong.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXB ccccdede fgfgXhgh gcgcfcf iciccdcd ffffigiX jijidjdj ccccikikXddbB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,8,8,7,8,8,8,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01001101101 11010111111 1101011111 0111 1110010100 0101000101 1101011011 1101010101 1111000101 0101111101 1100010111 1001 1011001101 1011110001 1111110101 1101001101 1101010100 0101010001 1111010100 1001 1101010101 0101010101 1101011101 1011011001 0101011101 1111001101 1101 1101110111 1111011101 0111010101 1111110111 1101110101 1111110101 1001011101 0101 1101011101 1110010011 1101011101 0100111101 1101110101 1001101101 1001010001 1110 0110110101 1111010011 1111110111 1111111101 1101010101 0101010001 1001111101 1101 0001011101 1001010101 11001001100 0101010101 1100011101 11010010001 1101110110 0111 0101000101 0111010101 1111011101 0111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 270
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 63
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, i, for are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word a is repeated.

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