This is an analysis of the poem Eu Nasci Além Dos Mares that begins with:

Eu nasci além dos mares:
Os meus lares,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbXXX XcXaXb XXXXcX XXaXXX XaXXXX XXdeXd eXacXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111 1110 1100101 1101100 1100 100110 111110100 10110 101101010 11011110 1100 1100110 11100100 1100 1001010 1010100 11110 11110110 110010110 1110 1001111 100101100 11100 11100010 100111100 101 100110 1101110 1100 11001110 101101100 10100 11011001 100111010 1110 1110101 10111010 1000 010110 101000010 1110 1110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 42
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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, que, sem are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words n, que, quero, e, sem, doce, quem are repeated.

    The author used the same word oh at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase suspiros connects the lines.

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