This is an analysis of the poem O Lenhador that begins with:

Um lenhadô derribava
as árve, sem percisão,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXX XXXX XXaXX BXXX XXXXXXX XcXcXXXXaX BXXX XXdX eXXeX bXXXf XXXbXa XdXgaX X agXXXX X h XXXXXh XXXXXX XXcXeXg XXXaXXX XX XXX X aXf XXX XXfX XXX XXXg XeXXeXX XXXeX XXXXaX eXXiXXX XXaXX XXieXX XeXXi eXXeXXXX eXXXX bc bXXXX XeXXeX XXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,5,4,7,10,4,4,5,5,6,6,1,6,1,1,6,6,7,7,2,3,1,3,3,4,3,4,7,5,6,7,5,6,5,8,5,2,5,6,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101000 111100 1101110 111111 111110 1101100 11010110 1011110 1100010 111101100 10001010 10011010 1100110100 100011000 1011000111 11110 111111 111110 1011100 101101110 1110110 1111110 10100100 11111000 10000010 1010110000 101101 1001000 1100011 10101000 110111 1111100 10111 11010010 1110011000 1011000111 11110 111111 111110 110110 10100110 10111111 11110100 1001110 101000100 10010010 1101110 101110 1110101 10110010 100101000 1111000 10011001 101101100 110111100 01010000 110111 1001100 11010110 11101100 1001111 111001 11011 100101010 1101001 11100000 101011010 11111 101110000 1111000 0111100 100010 11100100 101101 111011 1011101 1011110000 101110000 11110100 101101 11001100 100001100 10110101 1111001100 111001100 11011 111001100 111110100 111101 101111000 11001110 1011000 101101 11011000 101010100 01010 11101010 110111100 01010110 110110 11101100 10010100 1001011000 11011100 101000100 10111000 10100110 10110011000 111001 11111 1111010 101010 101101100 10101 11010101 111100 11110100 10110100 11011001 110101000 111100 10011100 1001111 110011000 10111010 101110 101101000 110110110 1001110 1011010 11111 11111100 110001000 1101110 10010110 100111100 10101000 1111000 101011 1101010 110110 10101010 11010110 01110100 11011 11111000 11101010 101110 01111000 10100100 101110 10111000 110110 101011 1000100100 1101011 11111010 100101100 10011011 010110 1101110 11011000 1100100 11101001 100101110 11011000 11110011 100101110 101110 1001010 10111100 11111010 10110110 1101100 10111 111010000 10010010 1010011 111111 10111011 10001101 110110 10110110 1011100 101101100 100111010 110100 10011010 1111010 110101000 110010100 1011100 111000 11110 111010 1110100 110001000 111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 5109
  • Average number of words per stanza: 944
  • Amount of lines: 238
  • 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, e, socorro, foi are repeated.

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

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

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

  • summary of O Lenhador;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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