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

I saw the spot where our first parents dwelt;
And yet it wore to me no face of change, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababacacdededd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101111101 1101011101 1101011111 1011111101 11110101001 1111001111 1101010101 1101010101 11111101001 0111011101 0101110101 10010010101 1101010101 111111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 618
  • Average number of words per stanza: 123
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words my, no are repeated.

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

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