This is an analysis of the poem Pan and the Cherries that begins with:

I RECOGNIZED him by his skips and hops,
And by his hair I knew that he was Pan....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaaX X aXXXXccXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,1,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1101110111 1101111111 11010111 1111000111 0101010101 1101011111 10111011101 11001000101 11011010001 1110111110 1101010011 11011011 110111 10111 1101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 151
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, i are repeated.

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

  • summary of Pan and the Cherries;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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