This is an analysis of the poem The Milkmaid that begins with:
Under a daisied bank
There stands a rich red ruminating cow, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd eXeX fgfg dcdXXffff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 100101 1101110001 110101 0101010101 1100101 10011011001 110111 0101010101 111101 0101010100 111100 1101010101 110101 1101010101 101101 11001010101 110111 11001010111 110001 010111010 111111 0111111101 111101 0111011101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 173
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Milkmaid;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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