This is an analysis of the poem Súplica Num Túmulo that begins with:

Maria, eis-me a teus pés. Eu venho arrependido,
Implorar-te o perdão do imenso crime meu!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX X X X X X X X X X X X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0101101111010000 1001110110011 1110111011100 1000111011 101010110001100 111111100011 110101111100 110110111010 10110101000110 10100101010101 110110010001100 10111011010110 101010110110 10111001001110
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 47
  • Average number of words per stanza: 10
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; o, e, nia, ins are repeated.

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

  • summary of Súplica Num Túmulo;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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