This is an analysis of the poem Clover-Blossom that begins with:

In a quiet, pleasant meadow,
Beneath a summer sky,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabacdedefXfbegeghahbeee ifafgijibagajgkgjagXebebhgeggaeXfahXagegiagalfgfmfbfjbcbgfgfngaXbogohfmfbdad eeeejlmlffbfbfffmejeobjXmgng bpeabmfXahphgaeabdbdcmfmXadadfeXXgeghbkbeamagmdm gdedlXmegfhfdaXamljlalmlgaoXeogo
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,76,28,48,32,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00101011 010101 11111101 111101 101011100 11001 1101111 1010101 11110101 1110101 110111100 111111 11010100 0101010 01000101 1101010 11110100 110101 11011011 111111 1101011 010111 01010111 010101 110101001 101111 01011101 110101 110111101 1110111 010110101 1100111 111111101 1101111 110110011 10101111 111100111 111101 11110101 111101 101100101 1110101 1010100101 1101111 101110101 1011101 01001010101 1010101 101001001 11110101 10101001001 1100100 011111101 10100101 1111111001 1111111 101111101 1101101 011100101 1111101 0100101101 11100101 110101011001 1100101 010010101 111101 1100111011 1010101 11010111 110101 100101001 011111 01011101 1010111 1011101001 1111101 111100111 1110101 111101101 0110111 110111101 11111011 1100110001 1011101 1110011101 1011111 1010111101 11011010 110010101 1001110 010110101 00110010 11010101 110101 110101001 1010111 101010101 10010101 101010101 010101 0110110101 0110101 110111101 11001001 10011111 100101 11111101 0110101 11010111 101111 1100110101 10111001 1010101001 11100101 110111011 10101111 11111101 01011010 11111101 1101010 1101101010 0110111 101100101 11100111 11010111 0100101 10110111 110111 11011101 10100101 01011101 1100101 1010010101 101111 11010101 1100110 100110111 1111101 10100100101 0100101 111110101 1010101 1111111111 1100101 11010101 1011111 101011101 1010101 101111111 110111 10110101 1010111 11110101 1110101 11011111 0100101 101010111 110101 11111111 0101111 1011100101 11101101 010100111 1101000 101001001 110111 110100111 11110111 100100111 1100111 010100111 0100101 111100101 11110011 1111101011 1011111 101100111 1100101 110100101 11001011 10101101111 1101110 010011101 11001011 100100101 00101101 11011101 1100111 1100101101 1111011 111111101 1101111 1111111101 11101111 110110101 011111 11111101 1010111 1000101101 111101 1011100101 0101110 111111010 010101 110111010 1111110 01001101 1101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1446
  • Average number of words per stanza: 265
  • Amount of lines: 208
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, her, he, through are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Clover-Blossom;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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