This is an analysis of the poem The Domestic Tudor's Position that begins with:

A gentle squire would gladly entertain
Into his house some trencher chapelain;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbbccddXbddaaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0101110101 0001110100 1101110101 111100010 111101011 1011011001 101111101 1001010101 1111010101 1111110100 1111111111 1111001101 1111010001 1101110111 1101110100 0111110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 665
  • Average number of words per stanza: 121
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; he, that are repeated.

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  • summary of The Domestic Tudor's Position;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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