This is an analysis of the poem Cinismos that begins with:

Eu hei-de lhe falar lugubremente
Do meu amor enorme e massacrado, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXX XXX XXX XXX XXX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,3,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101101000 11101011000 10110110111 1010111101000 1011011110 111011101000 10101111010 1100010110110 1011010010 10100111000 11010011010 110111100100 110101010111000 1011010000 110101010000 1110101010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 100
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; lhe, e, o, de are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word hei at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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

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