This is an analysis of the poem At the foot of the hill where beauty's garment that begins with:

‘ A pie' de' colli ove la bella vesta'
At the foot of the hill where beauty's garment...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXXabXXbXXaXcXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110111010 10100111010 1111001010 11101100001 111011010101 111100110 101111011 01010010101 1011110110 10010001111 100110011 1111010101 100101011100 110010101001 011001001 0101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 217
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (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; that is repeated.

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

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  • summary of At the foot of the hill where beauty's garment;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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