This is an analysis of the poem An Ultimatum To Myrtilla that begins with:

Ah, Myrtilla mine, you said-
And your tone was earnest, very-...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaX acac adXd cbcX efef ghgh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100111 11111010 1110111 00101000 1011111 11111010 1111101 11111010 1110101 11111010 1010100 10101010 1110111 10111110 1010101 0110010 11100011 10100010 1010101 10101010 1010111 11101011 1110001 10101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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; that, you are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word wear is repeated.

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  • summary of An Ultimatum To Myrtilla;
  • idea of the verse;
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