This is an analysis of the poem Paradise Seed that begins with:

Where is the seed
Of the tree felled, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: aaabcacbdbeeaaadbe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001 0011 00101 1101 101110 0101 1111 0011 10010 010110 1111 1001 01111 1101 111 11010 0101 01001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 350
  • Average number of words per stanza: 65
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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

  • summary of Paradise Seed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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