This is an analysis of the poem The Gardener Iv: Ah Me that begins with:

Ah me, why did they build my
house by the road to the market...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdebfXcgagdhXaihaeFjXifceXeFcXebdXfcjFfXieajgegaia
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 52,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110111 11010010 1 1111011 11 11111101 10 1111011 11 10011101 11111 111111 111 101110111 10 1001101 10101100 1011101 0111101 1 100111011 01110011 010101100 001001100 10 1101100 11 111101010 10101110 100111011 0111100110 010101100 0011011 10101 1111111 1110111 01001111 110011100 11 100111011 0111101 1011110 11010100 1 100111001 11101 110101101 0100100010 101 10111011 101110110 11100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1514
  • Average number of words per stanza: 284
  • Amount of lines: 52
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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; and, to, my, their, i are repeated.

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

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