This is an analysis of the poem A Madona Poesia (To My Lady Of Poetry) that begins with:

AQUI a tus pies lanzada, pecadora,
contra tu tierra azul, mi cara oscura,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX a XXbc bdXc eeXdXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,1,4,4,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100111001000 1011010110100 11010100010 111000101100 1110001011010 10101101000 011011110100 110101110100 1010101000 111010110100 01010111010 11101000110 101111110 10100111010 010 1111111110 11101111 10100110011 110111101 11111111 111101001 110111010010 1011001011 0010011111 011110111 101011 111011001 11011111101 110111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; tu is repeated.

    The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines your is repeated).

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