This is an analysis of the poem The Betrothal that begins with:
Oh, come, my lad, or go, my lad,
And love me if you like. ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abXbXcXcaXaX XaXa ddXd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111111 111011 1111011 10101 11111111 111010 1101001 10011 11110111 111110 0111011 110001 11110101 110101 1101010 01011 11110101 110000 1101010 110110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 200
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; me, be are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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