This is an analysis of the poem In A Forest Garden: A Promise Of Spring that begins with:

Spring surely must be near. High over head
The kind blue heavens bend to timbers tall;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababbaab cdcddccd acaccaac eeeeeeee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01101011101 0111010101 1101000101 1111010101 111101 0101110101 1111010101 011101 1001011101 01001010101 10101011111 1111010101 111101 1110110101 1111010101 010101 01010010001 0101000101 11001011101 1111010111 010100 1101010001 111010101 0010100 0011010111 0101110101 0111011101 1101010001 01111001 0101011011 0101110101 0110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 321
  • Average number of words per stanza: 55
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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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  • summary of In A Forest Garden: A Promise Of Spring;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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