This is an analysis of the poem You Stand On The Blind Side Of Your Fence that begins with:

Let's clear the air on this immediately.
I was not born yesterday....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXabbXac ddbeXebX bXf Xc gfE XXXgEe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,3,2,3,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011001000 1111101 10101 011011 110100101 11000101011 1010101 111111001 1110011011010 111 1 111011011 100010011110 11101011101 1101110 010 11110111 1101000111 1011110110100 11111 110100001010 1 01111011111 110101 1 110111 11010 110101 10110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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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  • summary of You Stand On The Blind Side Of Your Fence;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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