This is an analysis of the poem Trees that begins with:
and the leaf the boy in me hated ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcX Xaade faXX adfeXX eXaaaXcedb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,4,6,10,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11 101010110 101 1110 10 111 1010010 1010011 11010 1 1101 1100101 1101 11 101010 1101100 10101 1100010 1001011 11 11100010 100101 11010110 10101 1110111011 001 11110 10010111
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 105
- Average number of words per stanza: 19
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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- summary of Trees;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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