This is an analysis of the poem At Carmel Highlands that begins with:

Below the gardens and the darkening pines
The living water sinks among the stones, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaaaXaabXabXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 01010101001 0101010101 1011010101 1001110011 01010101001 11010010110 01010010101 11010010101 1101010001 010111100 1011010101 0101010111 11010101010 1101100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 611
  • Average number of words per stanza: 97
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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.

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  • summary of At Carmel Highlands;
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