This is an analysis of the poem At The End Of The Road that begins with:

THIS is the truth as I see it, my dear,
Out in the wind and the rain:... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBaBaaaBbBbbbbbBcBcBcccB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0001111011 1001101 1111011001 1001101 1101101101 111111111 1011010100 1001101 111110001 1001101 1111011011 1101101 111111111 1111111101 1011001011 1001101 1111101111 1001101 1111011111 1001101 1001011101 1101011101 111111101 1001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 878
  • Average number of words per stanza: 189
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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