This is an analysis of the poem A Seventeenth-Century Song that begins with:
She alone of Shepherdesses
With her blue disdayning eyes, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaaXbXa cdcdbXd ccccbXc XeXebXe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101000 0011001 11101110 101010 101 100 1011101 10101010 1111101 10101010 00101 101 100 0111101 10101110 10110010 11111010 111010 101 100 00111110 10101000 101111 01101010 10011 101 100 0010011
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 175
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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; to is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word she's is repeated.
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