This is an analysis of the poem Ghazal 47 that begins with:

Whoever had found his way to the tavern's block
Would have to be insane if on another door knock...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXabababaXabaXaXa X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 010110100101 1100010101011 110110010001 01101000101 01010100010 0010001101001 111010001 101000101111 101001000001 01110110011 111110100010 01100001001 001001010111 111111101110111 1101010010101 11011100101 10110100110 011000101 010110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 433
  • Average number of words per stanza: 81
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; secrets, of are repeated.

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  • summary of Ghazal 47;
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