This is an analysis of the poem Perfumes E Amor that begins with:

A flor mimosa que abrilhanta o prado
Ao sol nascente vai pedir fulgor;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXb XbXb XXXb aXXb XXXb XbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101011000110 111011010 1111001100110 1101111010 11110101111 1001010110 1100110011 1101100110 1111011010 111101100110 110101111 100111010 10111111010 1101010111001 1100101000110 100110010 1001010001 1101010010 10001100010 100110110 1011010001 1110011010 11110111010 1001111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 144
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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.

    The poet repeated the same word amor at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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