This is an analysis of the poem The Fairies Farewell that begins with:

FAREWELL, rewards and fairies,
Good housewives now may say, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd XeaecacX fefegaXa Xhahfhfh ahXheaea igigedXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101110 011111 1111010 111111 11111111 110101 1101110 110001 0101110 010101 1011110 111111 11110101 111100 111100101 110110 11011101 110011 11010111 110101 1111011 110101 11001110 110111 10111100 011101 01001101 1100101 11010100 110110 11011101 110110 1111010 0001010 1101110 1100010 11011111 110101 11010101 111111 01101100 110101 11011100 111101 01011101 011111 11010111 110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 264
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 48
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; or is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words their, or are repeated.

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