This is an analysis of the poem A Gotham Garden Of Verses that begins with:

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In summer when the days are hot ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bbcc ddee X bbcc ffaa gggg hhii X jjkk XXkk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,1,4,4,4,4,1,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 01010111 01100101 01010101 010101001 11011101 11010001 00110111 00010111 1 11111001 01011101 11010111 11000101 10111111 110100101 11001101 11010111 11011101 11110001 11111111 111100011 11111111 11010101 11001101 10000101 1 0010101 01010111 10110101 01101101 1 01011001001 01101101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 86
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 34
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words in, and are repeated.

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  • summary of A Gotham Garden Of Verses;
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