This is an analysis of the poem The Hawthorn Bower that begins with:
Palemnon, in the hawthorn bower,
With fond impatience lay, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cccc Xdcd cece cfcf gagX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100001110 010101 1101001010 1101001 01010101 111101 11010101 110111 01010110 110101 11000101 110101 11000101 010101 11011001 110101 01011101 010101 10001111 0100101 11010111 0110010 11010101 1100010
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in is repeated.
The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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