This is an analysis of the poem You who hear the sound, in scattered rhymes, that begins with:

‘Voi ch'ascoltate in rime sparse il suono'
You who hear the sound, in scattered rhymes,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X abXcdXdacbXaXc X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,14,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1100011110 111010101 011111111 01110100 1111010111 1101101010 1101011111 01111110 01110111010 1111011101 11101111011 0101101011 1100101100 101101010 0101010011 0101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 210
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; in, i, and are repeated.

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

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  • summary of You who hear the sound, in scattered rhymes,;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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