This is an analysis of the poem Modern Love Xxxvii: Along The Garden Terrace that begins with:

Along the garden terrace, under which
A purple valley (lighted at its edge ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbacddcdccdeffe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0101010101 0101010101 1101110111 10010100101 0101001111 0101010101 11110010101 1111100101 1111110101 0100010011 01101010101 0101010101 10110100111 1101010101 1101011111 1100000111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 674
  • Average number of words per stanza: 122
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • 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.

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