This is an analysis of the poem Can A Maid That Is Well Bred that begins with:
Can a maid that is well bred,
Hath a blush so lovely red,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccbb ddcceeff ggaaaahh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011011 1011101 1011101 1010101 1010011 1010101 10110001 1011101 1010111 1111111 1011101 1011101 1100101 0110101 1011101 1010111 1011111 1011101 1101001 0010101 001011 1110101 1001101 1010101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 243
- Average number of words per stanza: 47
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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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