This is an analysis of the poem A Rondeau To Ethel that begins with:

“IN teacup-times”! The style of dress
Would suit your beauty, I confess; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbXaXbCXaabbaC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 01110101 11110101 010101111 11010101 111010100 11111101 11011000 11010101 0111 01110101 11010101 11011101 01011001 11111111 0111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 258
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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.

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  • summary of A Rondeau To Ethel;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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