This is an analysis of the poem De La Señorita Maria Josefa Argaez that begins with:

Si he perdido, señora, el dulce encanto
De los años primeros de ilusión, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaX XXXbX bcbXX XcXXX XdXXX aXXad XXXXX XXXXe XXXXX XXaXX XeXXX XXXXXXXXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111001011100 0111000100 111010011100 1110100110 1011001000 11101010011 110100110 11100100 111000001010 110001111011 111111010 111101110001 111010101010 10001111000 0110110111 111111111110 1101001101 10011101110 1110010100 11011010 111101010100 1000110110 101100101000 1011101010100 11000110001 1110110010 111101011 101101100010 110001110010 11110011110 111001101011111 1010110100 1110111100 11100111101100 10110011010 1111001111 11001100110 1110100100 1101100011 11001111101 11111111100 0111101001 110101100100 111001101000 1010111111110 11110100100 110100110 110101000110 0101101000 110101011 100110110110 110010011 1110011100 11100111111100 1110110100 11000110100 01101101110 11010110100 1001010000 11000110001 11111001011100 0111000100 1101010111100 11110100110 1001101000
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 190
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 67
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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; en, y, de, el, un, mi, del are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words ora, y, del, quise are repeated.

    The author used the same word y at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines a, an are repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word n at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of De La Señorita Maria Josefa Argaez;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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