This is an analysis of the poem Idilio Muerto that begins with:

Qué estará haciendo esta hora
mi andina y dulce Rita de junco y capulí;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXX XXX XX XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,3,2,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101001010 11001110010110 10011100100 1110011 1010111001 11011011100100 100111110100110 10011010111011110010 110111001000110001110 0111001010110 110100110010110 11111001111 11011111011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; y, en, de, su are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Idilio Muerto;
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  • history of its creation;
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