This is an analysis of the poem In Biddy's Cheeks Ye Roses Blow that begins with:

In Biddy's Cheeks ye roses blow
In Cattys nose they rise...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcbcbdXdb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011101 010111 01011101 110101 01110101 010101 11010101 010101 11111101 010101 11011101 110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 358
  • Average number of words per stanza: 63
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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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  • summary of In Biddy's Cheeks Ye Roses Blow;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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