This is an analysis of the poem If I Were Someone Else On The Road... that begins with:
If I were someone else on the road I wouldn't
have looked back - I'd have said what a man traveling ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdceebfXXXgggahbhXbafadg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 26,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 010111101110 111111101100 101100100101010 11101101011101 0101101101010 1010110100111 101111011 010111101101 001100110111 111111011111 001100101100 010000010100011 101010111110 110101010111 111110100011 1110101011010 011111001100 111011111010 001010100 010111101111 100011110101 1101100110100 11001111101 010010110001 11011101111 111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1229
- Average number of words per stanza: 235
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; road, you, and, my, i are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines you is repeated).
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