This is an analysis of the poem Advice To A Forest that begins with:

O trees, to whom the darkness is a child
Scampering in and out of your long, green beards;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBXXbacadecebbfbdecfeeaB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101010001 10001101111 110111001010 1001011100 1101010111 1111110101 100010111 11101101010 11011011 11011001 01010101 11011101 01011011 1010101 110111 11110111 010010011101 0101110011 01100100101 11011101 0001110100 111101 1101010101 10001101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 951
  • Average number of words per stanza: 176
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; you, men are repeated.

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  • summary of Advice To A Forest;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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