This is an analysis of the poem Third Avenue In Sunlight that begins with:

Third Avenue in sunlight. Nature's error.
Already the bars are filled and John is there....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcXcX deXe fXff ghgh idid
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11010111010 01001111101 0101001010010 110100101001 110111111010 1001010001 110011101010 10110010110 1101001010111 1111011101 11111010101 110100100101 011010111100 11001010101 1100011100 11010110011 1100011101 10110101101 100100100011 01111110101 1001011101 01011111101 00111110101 1101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 212
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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; he is repeated.

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  • summary of Third Avenue In Sunlight;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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