This is an analysis of the poem Ah, Silly Pug, Wert Thou So Sore Afraid that begins with:
Ah, silly Pug, wert thou so sore afraid?
Mourn not, my Wat, nor be thou so dismayed. ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccaaddccXacddeeaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1101111101 1111101101 01010101011 0111011101 11011101101 1111011101 1111110011 0110111111 1011011101 1111111101 1101101101 0101100101 11111110101 11111110011 1001010101 1111011101 0111110111 1011110101 1110111111 0101110111 0101010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 942
- Average number of words per stanza: 177
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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; no, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word ne is repeated.
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