This is an analysis of the poem Upon The Sherrifs Beere that begins with:
The Sheriffe of Oxford late is grown so wise
As to repreive his Beere till next assize:... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01001010111 1010011110 01111111110 01011101010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 4
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; so is repeated.
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