This is an analysis of the poem That nightingale who weeps so sweetly, that begins with:

‘Quel rosignol, che sí soave piagne,'
That nightingale who weeps so sweetly,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XabbXcdbdbacXXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110011110 110011110 01101101010 1011101010 01101011 1011111011 10110111 11111011111 10111111010 111000011111 1111010111 101011110 1111111 1010111111 1010111010 0101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 216
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • 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.

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

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

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