This is an analysis of the poem Reverie: The Orchard On The Slope that begins with:

Thin ridges of land unploughed
Along the tree-rows... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaabXX XcXXbcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001100 01011 1001110 11 11010 1101 1110110 0010 100101100 100 1010101 11110 1101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 104
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of Reverie: The Orchard On The Slope;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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