This is an analysis of the poem Ripe Mulberries that begins with:

Under the spreading mulberry tree
When the purple fruit was falling free,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXXa X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100101101 101011101 111011110 01110 111101 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 89
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 6
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Ripe Mulberries;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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