This is an analysis of the poem The Most-Sacred Mountain that begins with:

Space, and the twelve clean winds of heaven,
And this sharp exultation, like a cry, after the slow six thousand ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXc adcedb XXb XXfXbefXgbgdbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,3,14,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111010 10110001011001110 1010 001101000110 01110111010101 1101011101011001 110100 0110010101011111 1001 1111100101 11011111 100101000111010101 010101111100011111 110101010100010100 11011001000 0101110101011110011 100111010001100 0111 01000111 11111001010111 1101000 110101111110010 10101 11011011111111111 101011 1111 001101000100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 371
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 54 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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