This is an analysis of the poem Mountain that begins with:
Nothing's moving I don't see anybody
And I know that it's not a trick...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbcXdcecfefXdgegfaaacXgggbd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 28,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101111000 11110101 110010101 1110101000010111 11010100 101101011011101 11111011001011001 11001010100010 1101101100011 1001011111011 110010101101010 01111110111101 10111110100101001 11000111 1110010101 01001001011001010010 0101010 1011011111101 00101000111110100 011110100 1110101011100100 10110111001011 11001111 101001011000111 1100010010111101 111011111011 110101111001 101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1339
- Average number of words per stanza: 252
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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; there, as, and, another, to, no, you are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words when, no are repeated.
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- summary of Mountain;
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