This is an analysis of the poem A Garden-Seat At Home that begins with:

Oh, no; I would not leave thee, my sweet home,
Decked with the mantling woodbine and the rose,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXabbXXcddceefggfdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1111111111 1001010101 1101101110 1101001101 1100111111 1100110011 01001100101 0100011000 1001010101 0101010111 1111101101 10101110001 0001010011 1101001111 11010101101 1101110101 11110100101 01001100101 1101010101 0111110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 872
  • Average number of words per stanza: 153
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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