This is an analysis of the poem Garden that begins with:

You are clear...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bcX Xdc eA XAe X ffd Xbfgdg ffXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,3,3,2,3,1,3,6,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 111 11101 1100101 111010 0010 111001 01111 11101 0111 11101 1111 1 1111001 10101 10010 1101 1011 1101001 110111 0101 1101 101 110 1001101 011
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 59
  • Average number of words per stanza: 12
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, could, break are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

    The author used the same word if 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 heat is repeated).

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Garden;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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