This is an analysis of the poem In Spring, Santa Barbara that begins with:

I HAVE been happy two weeks together,
My love is coming home to me,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcccccdcd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101011010 11010101 11100010 11110001 01110101 10110101 10010111 1000101 10010101 01110101 11101111 11110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 410
  • Average number of words per stanza: 81
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of In Spring, Santa Barbara;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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