This is an analysis of the poem Mount Of Olives that begins with:

Mount with heaven-pointed peak,
Steady in blue dream....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXabaXaXccdbcdXcXbbXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 10011 101101 011 01011011 100101011 1101 1111101 110001 1001101 0100110 10010 1101001100 10101010 10001 11001 111011 110001110 1110011 1011001 01011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 599
  • Average number of words per stanza: 106
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of Mount Of Olives;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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