This is an analysis of the poem Ancient Boar's Head Carol. In Die Natiuitat that begins with:
Nowell, nowell, nowell, nowell,
Tydyng' gode y thyngke to telle...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXA XXXA bbbA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic trimeter or irregular meter
- Metre: 10101010 1011101 01011111 100001011 11010111 101 0110101 101000101 11110011 101 01011101 01001111 001001011 101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; nowell is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word c at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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