This is an analysis of the poem Te Encontre Era El Mes... that begins with:

Te encontré. Era el mes... ¿Qué importa el mes, enero,
Septiembre, octubre, mayo, abril, agosto o marzo?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX aXXa XXX XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101011110011100 10101001010110 101101111100 111011001110010 110001001111010 11000111010110 101011101110100 10101001001110 1101101011111000 110101101100101010 10111100111110 110111010110 1010111001010 101111001111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 170
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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; el, o, de are repeated.

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

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