This is an analysis of the poem An Arab Shepherd Is Searching For His Goat On Mount Zion that begins with:
An Arab shepherd is searching for his goat on Mount Zion
And on the opposite hill I am searching for my little boy....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbbXcXda dcXXad
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 110100101011110 1101001111011101 11010101010 101101010 1110101 01010010011 1001101101 011001 001010001 10011001010 111011011 10110 1010111011110 00100010100110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 187
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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