This is an analysis of the poem Art Of William Keith, The that begins with:

Here, vast and awful, the Sierras rear
Their everlasting summits to the sky; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaaXbacXdcXd
  • 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: 1111000101 1101010001 0101000111 0111010001 0101010101 1101010100 0101101101 00110001001 0011010001 01010101001 1101010101 11010111001 11011101000 1101100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 641
  • Average number of words per stanza: 102
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; with is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words these, here are repeated.

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