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

I know: to the trees, but not to us,
Perfection of the life is given, whole....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabc bXbb abbb bdcd XXXX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 110011101 0100010101 1101010001 1101111111 0101011101 01111101100 1001010101 11011101010 100101111 11010101110 1110010101 01010101010 1100110101 110100110001 1101110101 1101110101 1011010101 01110101100 111100100101 100100010 01011101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 151
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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; in, and are repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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