This is an analysis of the poem Kay Rizal Tula Ni that begins with:

Bayaning walang kamatayan, kadakilaang maalamat
Sumungaw ka mula sa bangin ng libingan...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXX XXXXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001010001000100 1001101101100 11000001110000100 10011101010000110100 1011001101011000110 1010011100110100 1001100110110010 10000110101000 1010011001100 11001001100 10110001110111010 1101100100110100 1000110110101000 1101011011100 11001101101100 110110111000100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 242
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; ng, sa, ang are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word sa is repeated.

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  • summary of Kay Rizal Tula Ni;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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