This is an analysis of the poem On The Site Of A Mulberry-Tree; Planted By Wm. Shakspeare; Felled By The Rev. F. Gastrell that begins with:

THIS tree, here fall'n, no common birth or death
Shared with its kind. The world's enfranchised son,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaaXXacdeedc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0111110111 1001010111 1101011101 1101010101 1101110101 1101000110 1101010011 0101100001 11110010111 1101111001 1011011101 0101010001 11010011101 11001010001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 649
  • Average number of words per stanza: 110
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of On The Site Of A Mulberry-Tree; Planted By Wm. Shakspeare; Felled By The Rev. F. Gastrell;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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