This is an analysis of the poem Home that begins with:

I dream again I 'm in the lane
That leads me home through night and rain;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbaX ccddeX eeffaa ggeehh aXcchh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110001 11111111 01011111 01011101 1101000101 01100011100 111110101 101110111 01011101 01111101 11011101011 1111001100 010011111 11110001 01010101 011101001 1001100111 11111010111 011110101 11010101 111111111 11010101 11110100111 1001101101 01011101 111111110 11011111 01110011 1011110101 1011110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 236
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; i, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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  • summary of Home;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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