This is an analysis of the poem Tuas Tranças that begins with:

Tudo o que eu vejo, me rodeia e fala,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 1011110110110 11100110010 1110110100 10101011010 11010111110 101011100110 11100100010 10010011010 10100101100 11101100110 101001000110 101101101010 11011100100 1101011011 1101001010100 1011110010 11101100010 110101110010 11010101100 101000110000111 1110010100010 1010011110110 111100110010 110110101100 110110101011 10110111110 1011011110010 10100111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 131
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; o, que are repeated.

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

    The poet repeated the same word as at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

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