This is an analysis of the poem Country Charleston that begins with:

Tulip bulbs and bulbs of tulips tulip petals
rose petals ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaaaaXXbbccddXccbbcaeee XccXac
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101110101010 110 10101010101 10111010 101010 101110 1010111 01110110 11101010 1110110 11 1010001 10011011001 001111001 1101 000100010100 11011001 111101010 11110110 111011001 01010101010 0100 0110100010 0100 01110110 1101 1100001 11111 11101010 10101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 448
  • Average number of words per stanza: 76
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; farmers', seen, this, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words farmers', who, and are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines petals, basses, bugle, now are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase faces connects the lines.

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  • summary of Country Charleston;
  • central theme;
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