This is an analysis of the poem As at times in hot sunny weather that begins with:

‘Come talora al caldo tempo sòle'
As at times in hot sunny weather...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X abXXccdaXXdXbXXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100110111 111011010 010101010001 10010000111 10001101001 111111001011001 10010111101 11111001010 11101001010010 1101111011111 11111100100 111101001 11101110 1111010010111 1110110001 0101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 231
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; to, of, and, i are repeated.

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

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