This is an analysis of the poem The Village Maiden that begins with:
The village bells are ringing,
And merrily they chime;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AbAbcdcDececcdCDAfAfcdCD
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0101110 110011 01010010 110101 0101110 010111 0101010 010101 1101110 110111 0101010 010111 1101010 110111 1101010 010101 0101110 111111 01010010 0100111 1101010 110101 1101010 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 640
- Average number of words per stanza: 118
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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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