This is an analysis of the poem Até As Flores Mentem that begins with:

Em um jardim à beira-mar
(fazia um luar de níveo albor ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXbXXXX XXbXX XabXaX XXbaXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,5,6,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 10110110 11111110110 111110010 100100100 010010011 10101100010 110101010 10011110 1111010010 10111101110 10110010 101110 1101110 0111001 01010110 1100110 1011101 11011100 10101001010 10100011 10101010 10111101 110100110 1110110 1110111 01111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 187
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words a, e are repeated.

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

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