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

Viewed from a distant vantage
I appear as a cross with arms outstretched;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xaba XcdX baXc bbbX Xbcb adXe beaX aXcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001010 1011010101 1111111010 011111011 1110001 10010110 00101011 10100111 1110001 1111111 011101 01011 101000101 110101100 101110010 110011 0110010 101110 1111011001 0011111110 11111 11100110011 1010100101 1010010010 101010010010 11101011 01010111111 10111011010 10110011 0111001001101 111011011 11100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

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  • summary of A Tree;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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