This is an analysis of the poem Chico Beleza that begins with:

Pulas areia da istrada,
Cum as perna já meia bamba, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaX XXXXXX XXXXaXX XXXX XXXaX bXXX XXXXXXb XXXaXXbXXXX XXXXXXXaaXcX XXbX XXXaXXX XXXXXXXXaaXXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,6,7,4,5,4,7,11,12,4,7,13,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101100 11101110 1100001 10100110 100110 110001000 10111100 111110 11101010 1101011100 11101010 1110101 1101110 10111 101100 100101010 1111 1011000 1010110 10001100 10111010 1001100 01011100 111011000 11110 111010 1010011 110101110 100011 1011111100 111110101 10110 1111110 1101100 11101 110110 111111 1110110 1010010 100101 110010 010101110 100100 0100110 10110010 1110010 10110010 111010000 100011000 1110100 1110000 111100 1101100 110101000 11011101 11001000 10110110 11100010 11001000 101111 100010100 110011 1011001 110010110 111111010 101110 10010000 11001 11101110 101100100 110110 1011001 1011100 110110110 10011100 11100 11011101 1111101 10110100 100101 10001010 10000110 101110 101100100 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 174
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ro, o, que, feio, de, os are repeated.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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