This is an analysis of the poem Perhaps You'D Like To Buy A Flower that begins with:

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Perhaps you'd like to buy a flower,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXX XaXX Xa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 011101010 1111010 0111011 010101 1001010 010101 01010101 111101 11010111 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 71
  • Average number of words per stanza: 13
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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.

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  • summary of Perhaps You'D Like To Buy A Flower;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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