This is an analysis of the poem A Uma Platéia that begins with:

O cedro foi planta um dia,
Viço e força o arbusto cria,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 23,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110110 111011001 1101110 10111110 10110010 101100100 11100110 10101100 1111111000 10011100 11110110 1101100 111011000 10110010 101011100 100010110 110110011 11011000101 0100110 1110100 10111110 111010010 110011000
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 628
  • Average number of words per stanza: 128
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; o is repeated.

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

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