This is an analysis of the poem The Little Peach that begins with:

A little peach in the orchard grew,--
A little peach of emerald hue;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaAa aaaa aaaX aaaa aaaa aAaa X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010100101 010101001 110111101 01 11101101 11011101 010110101 01 11110111 10011101 11101001 11 11011101 110100101 100101001 11 100110101 110110101 1110100101 11 1011001001 110111101 110101101 01 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 112
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

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