This is an analysis of the poem To The Maids, To Walk Abroad that begins with:
Come, sit we under yonder tree,
Where merry as the maids we'll be;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbaaccddXXeXXXeeddffeeaXcXaaggXegg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 36,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110101 11010110 11111011 11001111 01111101 11110001 11110101 10110101 11111111 11010101 11011111 11010100 11011111 01011100 11010111 11110101 11010101 01111101 11011111 11111101 11011111 11010101 11011101 11110101 01111111 11011110 11011101 11111100 11011101 11010110 1111101 11010101 01010101 1101111 11011101 01011111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1266
- Average number of words per stanza: 244
- Amount of lines: 36
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; we, and, that, this, be are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, that, what are repeated.
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