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

Who loves not flowers?—a forest in its dress
Of verdure, rich with figures colored bright ?... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdedeababbabafafaggfgghihihghgfbfbgjgjdgdgklkldkdkjlklalalhjhjfcfk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 70,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11110010001 0101010101 1100101111 0011010101 100101 1101 11010101101 1101011111 0111011111 0111010101 1111010101 0111011101 0101010101 01010010001 0101010101 0101010101 0100101011 1010100101 001010100101 101010101 1100010101 11000010111 0101011111 1101001 0101 1111010101 11010101011 0101011111 01110111011 0101010101 1101110101 1001011001 1111000101 0101010101 1111010001 0101010101 11011010101 0110010101 1100110111 0110010101 11110111101 0111001101 0111010101 0101010101 11110011001 0101010101 1001000101 1111010101 0101000111 0101000101 11110010001 01010010101 01001001101 0101011101 01010010101 01010001001 0101010101 0101010101 11110110010 001111101 1111010101 1101110111 0101110101 0101010101 0101010101 1101010101 0111001101 11010110111 1101010111 01010111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2932
  • Average number of words per stanza: 512
  • Amount of lines: 70
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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