This is an analysis of the poem The Gardener Xi: Come As You Are that begins with:

Come as you are; do not loiter over
your toilet....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABXbbcABDebfgcDeDhdXXfXDhGdcfgafGbABXXhbbAB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 43,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111010 110 011011100 010011011 0010011001 10111 1111111010 110 1011100 1 0011011 0100100101 011110011 1011111 1011100 1 11101100 1 1011100 1010111010 111001 010101011 0010 11101100 1 01111101 01011100 1 1111111 110101 1111110 111 01111101 011 1111111010 110 00101101 10011110 1100 010101010 01 1111111010 110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1233
  • Average number of words per stanza: 230
  • Amount of lines: 43
  • 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; your, not, of are repeated.

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  • summary of The Gardener Xi: Come As You Are;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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