This is an analysis of the poem Give Me A Lass With A Lump Of Land that begins with:

1 Gi'e me a lass with a lump of land,
2 And we for life shall gang thegither;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXabacac ababadad efefgege
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110100101 1111111100 1111111001 1111101110 1010111001 11101011010 111110101 11101010010 1110100101 11011011110 11111001011 1111100110 111111111 111010110010 10111110101 111011010110 1110010111 11101101010 11101111001 11101010010 1110100111 11101111111 1110111101 11110010110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 387
  • Average number of words per stanza: 71
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (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; or, my, to, and are repeated.

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  • summary of Give Me A Lass With A Lump Of Land;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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