This is an analysis of the poem The Cherry Tree that begins with:

Out of the nursery and into the garden
where it rooted and survived its first hard winter, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbbcdXcXdXXaXbca
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 100100100010 101010101110 10100101010 11011001001 0111010111 01010100101 110010001110 010101 101100111100 1101110001 1010110101 11110101111 11111101010 01010100101 1111111101 1111000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 363
  • Average number of words per stanza: 62
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; its, and, it are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of The Cherry Tree;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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