This is an analysis of the poem A Calendar Of Sonnets: July that begins with:

Some flowers are withered and some joys have died;
The garden reeks with an East Indian scent ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbabXaaccaac
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11011011111 01010111001 01110001111 0111010101 1011110110 1101101100 1101110001 0101011111 0101111101 0101010101 1101011111 0111010111 1101010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 597
  • Average number of words per stanza: 106
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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.

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