This is an analysis of the poem El Poeta Leva El Ancla that begins with:

El ancla de oro vela azul asciende ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a XbbX XXXX XXXX XXX a cXcX XXcc XXXc cXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,3,1,4,4,4,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10 110010100101010 101100111001101 100101 1011001011011110 1110101011010 11010000010100 1001101100100 101010111110 11 11010010111000010 1100100011000100 11111001110110 100110100100100 1101001100100 1100111000100110 10 010101001110 1010010100011 110111 0111010110011 001011100 1101100 010011001 0101001001 011 01010100010 00110010111 1100110011 0101010101010 010101010 010100101000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; un, de, el are repeated.

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

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

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