This is an analysis of the poem A Merry Madrigal that begins with:
Brightly dawns our wedding day;
Joyous hour, we give thee greeting!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaccbBddDE fbbfccbBddDE
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,12,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011101 101011110 10101110 101011 11101010 10101010 1010111 1111 1010111 1011101 1010100 11 1110101 101011010 10111010 1011101 11101010 10111010 00101001 1111 1110111 1010101 1010100 11
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 336
- Average number of words per stanza: 60
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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