This is an analysis of the poem A.De Musset that begins with:

AI! Não maldigas minha fronte pálida,
E o peito gasto ao referver de amores....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 32,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110010110 11101011000100 1001011001000 1010001110111 111110110011 11101110010 10110011111 1111111110 101011110010 1001010010 11110011110 101111100110 111101011010 1001111001010 100010111 10110100110 111100110110 110100110010 100011101 1000111010 110100010000100 11100101010 1101101110100 11010010010 1110110010 100010001010010 1110101100 10100101010 1110111011 11100101110 11011011010 110101011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1216
  • Average number of words per stanza: 240
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

    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, tanta are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).

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

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