This is an analysis of the poem Vaso Chinês that begins with:

Estranho mimo aquele vaso! Vi-o,
Casualmente, uma vez, de um perfumado ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXX XXa aXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 10010101011 100101011000 100111100 1011111001100 10100110000 110011010 110110110100 11010011010 1101101000 1110110100 111000100010 1111101100100 1011111101 0101001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 175
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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; o, um are repeated.

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