This is an analysis of the poem Invitation that begins with:
If you are a dreamer, come in
If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbbaAA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01101010 011010010010 010010010110 010010111010 1111110101 10 10
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 219
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 7
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; if is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words if, come are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines in is repeated).
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- summary of Invitation;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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