This is an analysis of the poem Sunset On The Cunimbla Valley, Blue Mountains that begins with:

I SAT upon a windy mountain height,
On a huge rock outstanding from the rest; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaaaaaabcbcXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101010101 1011110001 01110101001 1011110111 1001110011 1000110101 1101010101 1101110111 0110010011 0111010111 0101001101 1101001101 00010111110 01010100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 620
  • Average number of words per stanza: 114
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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.

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