This is an analysis of the poem The Advice that begins with:
Phyllis, for shame! let us improve
A thousand several ways... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab baba cdcd efefXebeb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111101 0101001 11110111 0101001 11110001 010001 11010011 110101 11010101 110001 0111110101 010101 11111111 110101 110010001 111101 11010101 111101 11010101 110001
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 116
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Advice;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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