This is an analysis of the poem The Linnet's Nest that begins with:
The busy birds, with nice selection, cull
Soft thistle-down, gray moss, and scatter'd wool;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccddaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 0101010101 1101111101 1011010101 1011110101 1101010001 10101010101 11010100111 1101010101 10110010001 11010000101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 449
- Average number of words per stanza: 76
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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