This is an analysis of the poem Windmills And Stone Stables that begins with:

Cows suffered in the days of old
For want of water and from cold,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb aaaa XXcc ddee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11000101 11010101 10010111 10011011 11011101 11010111 10111001 11111101 11101110 10101110 01111101 01000101 10110111 11010101 11010101 110111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, let, them are repeated.

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