This is an analysis of the poem Anjo that begins with:

Sub umbra alarum tuarum.
Eu era a flor desfolhada...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010010 110011000 1100110 11010100 111110 101010 1110011 1101110 11101011 1101011 10100 1100010 1101101 01110110 011011 10011110 1101100 11011110 11001001 100100100 010110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 85
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Anjo;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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