This is an analysis of the poem Envoy For "A Child's Garden Of Verses" that begins with:

WHETHER upon the garden seat
You lounge with your uplifted feet... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbcXddddeeffdddX bbggcchhccddiiccjjaaiiccee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,26,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10010101 11011001 100111001 11010101 11110101 11110101 11010011 11000101 11110101 11000101 100100101 01001101 11010111 11010101 11011101 11010101 10110111 11010100 11010111 10101111 011100111 11010101 110100101 01010101 11110101 01110111 11011101 11010101 10011101 11010101 11110111 1010001 01011101 10010101 11111111 11010101 11011101 01101101 11111011 11011001 11010101 11111101 10010101 11000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 732
  • Average number of words per stanza: 138
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; you, he are repeated.

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  • summary of Envoy For "A Child's Garden Of Verses";
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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