This is an analysis of the poem A Yellow Rose that begins with:

The old gate clicks, and down the walk,
Between clove-pink and hollyhock,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaabCb aaabbb cccbbb dddbbb eeebCb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01111101 01111101 11011101 010101011 1101 10010101 01111101 01011111 10011101 11010101 1101 11000101 01010101 110101001 11010101 11010111 1111 10110101 10111111 01010101 01111101 11011111 11011 11000101 00110111 11111111 11011111 11010101 1101 10111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 202
  • Average number of words per stanza: 38
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of A Yellow Rose;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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