This is an analysis of the poem Lo! Victress On The Peaks that begins with:

LO! Victress on the peaks!
Where thou, with mighty brow, regarding the world,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXcdXaadb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101 11010101001 011100110010011 1001001001101001 100001001011 1010100101011101 1001 11011101011100100 1 10101011011101 11001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 543
  • Average number of words per stanza: 79
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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  • summary of Lo! Victress On The Peaks;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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