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

The sunlight on the garden
Hardens and grows cold,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbba Xbcbbd edadde afXffa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111010 10111 1101001 010101 1101 1101110 1101110 0100101 0101010 101101 1111 11111110 0110110 010011 11001010 101101 0101 11101010 1101010 100101 1101110 101101 1101 1111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 149
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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