This is an analysis of the poem Taça De Coral that begins with:

Lícias, pastor — enquanto o sol recebe,
Mugindo, o manso armento e ao largo espraia....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X X X X X XX X a X X X a X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101001110 100110100111010 11100101011 111110 1100111001 0111010011 11010111101 01111010100010 101011111010 1001111110110 1101010100100 101111011100 1111010101010 1101011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 41
  • Average number of words per stanza: 9
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; sede, e are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase bebe connects the lines.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Taça De Coral;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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