This is an analysis of the poem Lambkin Mine that begins with:

Kille, kille, lambkin mine,
Though it often be hard to climb...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXXX AabbXAabb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101 10100101 1001100 1011110 11101 10101111 1011010 1011110 11101 11101111 1111010 10010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Lambkin Mine;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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