This is an analysis of the poem The Little Lady that begins with:
O The Little Lady's dainty
As the picture in a book,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abXbbba acccXca XdadXda eXXfefa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101010 1010001 10111010 1010101 01010010 0010111 11011101010 0111110 10100101 01010101 010101 10110100 010101 10010101010 0111110 1011101 01010100 010101 110100100 111111 11110101010 11110111 110100 11010110 011101 11001001 010001 101010101010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 215
- Average number of words per stanza: 41
- Amount of lines: 28
- 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.
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