This is an analysis of the poem Ai De Mim that begins with:

Foi um sonho te querer com doido amor
Foi loucura penhorar-te o coração ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXXbXb XXX cXcXXXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,3,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111011011010 11001001110 111010100110 11111100100 10101101101 101111111 10110001110 1011000110011 101101 1110110 1110110 1101101110 101111001000 11001001100 11100100111 11101101110 111100101 101111110 111011001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 223
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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, te, me are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words foi, nem, por are repeated.

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

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