This is an analysis of the poem Saturday Paseo: Adelina that begins with:

Oranges
do not grow in the sea...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBcXX XXaaX aBXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic trimeter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 100 111001 100110010 1011010111 111100 11110010 101011 111 110101 010101 100 111001 11 110110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 109
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in is repeated.

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

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  • summary of Saturday Paseo: Adelina;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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