This is an analysis of the poem Thoughts Of Li Po From The World's End that begins with:

Here at the world's end the cold winds are beginning to blow. What messages
have you for me, my master? When will the poor wandering goose arrive?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110111010011100 111111010011001010 10111100101011001010 11010100110100111101 0100101101101110000 111110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 415
  • Average number of words per stanza: 77
  • Amount of lines: 6
  • Average number of symbols per line: 68 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 13
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.

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