This is an analysis of the poem The Road that begins with:
I, too, would ease my old car to a stop
on the side of some country road...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabc XXac bbXa Xadd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111111001 10101101 1101101011 1110011101 110011110 11101011 111101011 100101110 1001101 011001011 111000110 1101111101 1101001110 01010010110 1101011110 11010010010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 153
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Road;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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