This is an analysis of the poem She let her gold hair scatter in the breeze that begins with:

‘Erano i capei d'oro a l'aura sparsi'
She let her gold hair scatter in the breeze...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XabXXcXXXXabcXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1001101001010 1101110001 110001011 11001011011 01100111111 10101011010 010111110111 1110101011 11001100110 0101011101 101101101 110101101 0010100101 11111010111 0111110101 0101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 218
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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