This is an analysis of the poem Vision Of Columbus - Book 9 that begins with:

Now, round the yielding canopy of shade,
Again the Guide his heavenly power display'd.... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccccddbbeeeeffgghhhhddccggcciihhhhiiffbbccaaaaffhhaaaaffcchhaajjjjcckkcceeiiaahhhhiiaaddllhhaaaacceemmhhhhddcceeaaeeeeccddaabbeXcclleeaaaaaahhcccckkaaaallbbaahhjjaaaahhgghhaagggXccnnddkkggaakkiiggaaeeaaffhhiiiiiihhiicciihhffaahhaaaaaahhmmffjjccXiXgaah
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 461,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1101010001 010101001001 100111001001 0101010101 1001010101 1111110101 1101110101 111111001001 1101011101 1111010101 1000010101101 1001110101 11010010101 1001010111 110110101101 1111010101 11001010101 1101110101 1111110011 1111111101 0101010101 1111010101 11010111001 11111111010 1111110101 11001010101 1111011101 1101110101 1101010101 1001110101 1011010101 0101010101 0101010111 1101010101 1001110101 010010101001 1101011101 1111011101 1011010101 1011110001 0101010101 1101000101 11010000101 0101110101 1101010101 11110010101 0101010101 110110011101 0111010101 0111010111 1111000101 110010101001 1001110101 1111010101 1101011101 1001111101 01001011101 11010101001 11111100101 1101110101 11001110101 1101000101 1101001101 11011100111 100111111001 11001010101 11111100111 11110010101 11010010101 01010100101 110101001010 11001010101 1101010101 110100100101 1111110101 1101010001 110010101001 10011110111 11001010111 0111111101 11010111001 1100100101001 01010101001 1101010111 0101010111 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  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 20937
  • Average number of words per stanza: 3561
  • Amount of lines: 461
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; all, their, to, and, from, of, his, its, one, thy are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words or, the, and, from, where, what, for, of are repeated.

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