This is an analysis of the poem Epigram On Miss Fontenelle that begins with:

SWEET naïveté of feature,
Simple, wild, enchanting elf,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaX bcbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110010 1010101 10111010 1110110 11101010 10101001 11101010 1011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.

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  • summary of Epigram On Miss Fontenelle;
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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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