This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet that begins with:

STILL northward is the central mount of Maine,
From whose high crown the rugged forests seem... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaaccaadaXdee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1100010101 0111010101 1101110101 1101011101 1001000101 10010010101 0111010101 01011100111 1001110101 0011111111 11010110001 1101111100 11001111101 1111011101 11011010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 666
  • Average number of words per stanza: 116
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • 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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  • summary of Sonnet;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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