This is an analysis of the poem A Cestinha De Costura that begins with:

NíƒO Quero panteons não quero mármores
Não sonho a Eternidade fria, escura......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XaXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101011010 110010001100 1010111100 010100100100 101101000 1000101001010 1110100110 10100100100 10010101100 01001010100 101001000110 10100100100 1011001001100 1001100110100 101111010100 10100100100 1100101010 1011011000 11110100010110 101111100100 11010001000 101100010110 1010101110 10001100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 141
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

    The poet repeated the same word costura at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of A Cestinha De Costura;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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