This is an analysis of the poem Seamen Three that begins with:
Seamen three! What men be ye?
Gotham's three wise men we be.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaaBBB cdcdaAA efefBBB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011101 1011110 1001111 01010101 01110111 1110011 1110011 1111101 1111111 1111011 1111101 100111001 0011110 0011110 1110111 101111 1011101 1011101 01110111 1110011 1110011
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 219
- Average number of words per stanza: 46
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, bowl, not are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, in are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines wine, be are repeated).
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