This is an analysis of the poem My Fair Girl that begins with:

My fair girl, don't waist your time for nothing, easily,
Love someone, - all is vanity without love,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abba XccX ccde de X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,2,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1111111110100 11110100011 0110110111 11110111010100 11111111010 1111011101 1111000101 110010101010 110101010101 10111110101 1111011101 111111011111 01011101011111 1101111101 010110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 436
  • Average number of words per stanza: 67
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (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; while, your are repeated.

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