This is an analysis of the poem Song—fragment—leezie Lindsay that begins with:
WILL ye go to the Hielands, Leezie Lindsay,
Will ye go to the Hielands wi' me?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0110010110 011001011 0110010110 11111000
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 153
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 4
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- 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; to, ye, go, hielands are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word will is repeated.
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