This is an analysis of the poem To My Cousin, Anne Bodham, On Receiving From Her A Network Purse, Made By Herself that begins with:
My gentle Anne, whom heretofore,
When I was young, and thou no more... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: aabccb aadeed
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011101 11111111 111101 11110111 01010111 111111 11010111 11011111 1101010 11110101 01101101 0111010
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 196
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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