This is an analysis of the poem Ode To Salvador Dali that begins with:

A rose in the high garden you desire.
A wheel in the pure syntax of steel....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcX Xacd effg ffhg Xifi eajh bfkg ieel Xiba EMfe bffX aief adng njfa olea fgii Xklf gXgX eebf XXpe fbgff EhMf ekgf pgoX gfgf elbi iXoaXfdme
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,5,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01001101010 010011101 01011001001 011010011000 01010011100 101110110 0010001001010 1010110010 111010101 10100100010 0100110011 001010101001 1100101111 1010100110 01100010101 1001010101101 10111111010 0101010101 11110101 01110001 0010111101011 110111001010 1000111 10101010101 100101001011 11011111 10110101 11011110101 0100110101 1011010110 001010010100 101100111 01101011000 10010111101 0100111101 111011010110 1101100010101 111111010101 1110110010011 11111010100010 101011101110 1100110001001 110101011111 11010100010110 01010101010 00111101 110101011 01001100110 0100111110 00101010010100 1101110100 00110000110 11111100101001 1110111010101 011001010010 1101111101010 11101111101 101000110101 01110101010 10010101010 111111101 01011011001 1010101011110 1010100110101 010011101001 1010010001101 11011101111 11101001101 11010100101 101010101 1101010111010 1010110101 01101010101 01110010101 0111001010 10110110100 110010010111 1101111111 111000111011 11001010001 11101001110 100110101001 110111001 10100110101 1101 1101100010101 1101110111011 111111010101 11101010110 11111001001 11011011 111101001101 010101011 11110101011 1100101011001 11011101101 100100010110 1011110101 11100111010 011111011 100011011 101011001 101001010101 01110100010 1101011011 11010111 10100101000 1111001111 111011110010 110101001001 1011001010 11001110111 01011001011
  • Amount of stanzas: 32
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 121
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; and, of, your, you, in, sing, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words a, the, , you, i are repeated.

    The author used the same words the, you, i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines is repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase connects the lines.

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