This is an analysis of the poem Full of a wandering thought that separates me that begins with:

‘Pien d'un vago penser che me desvia'
Full of a wandering thought that separates me...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X aXXXbcdabXccdeXe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101110 100100111011 01101111110101 1010101110011 101011110 11101111110 111100101 1110101100 010010001101 10011111101010 1011101 110101101 1101111111 0011101100 1111010011101 0101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 226
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; me, her, of, to, i are repeated.

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