This is an analysis of the poem Mejillones that begins with:
I don't want to go back to Mejillones,
On the dusty Chile shore;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXaXa abab ccXc adad aeae XeXe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11101101000 1010101 11101101000 1110101 11101101000 1011 0101111011 010111 01011101111 101101 01010101110 1011111 010110101010 001111 01011110011 010101 110100101011 1011101 0011110101011 101110001 100011111111 011111 101010101000 1011101 1111110101000 1001
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.
The author used the same word it at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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