This is an analysis of the poem Nymph And Zephyr: A Statuary Group. By Westmacott that begins with:

AND the summer sun shone in the sky,
And the rose's whole life was in its sigh,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeaaffgghhffiijjXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 26,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101011001 1010111001 10110110101 1011100111 111101110 10111101010 11111001111 1010101101 11110111 10011110101 0010111101 10101111111 10010111 01001011001 111011111 0100101001 111010101 10101001101 101010101 11011101 1010100101 1101001111 1011111101 100101011 100101101 100110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1090
  • Average number of words per stanza: 211
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, had, as, she are repeated.

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

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