This is an analysis of the poem Encontrei-Te Era O Mes that begins with:

Encontrei-te. Era o mês... Que importa o mês? agosto,
Setembro, outubro, maio, abril, janeiro ou março,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aAXX XaaA bXb XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10011011110011010 1001001001011110 101111001111110 1110101110100100 110001010101110 110001110100110 1011101110110010 1001001001011110 1001101010111 10111110110010110 1011011001101101 110110101100 1001011011011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; o, de are repeated.

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

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