This is an analysis of the poem Rimas Lxxv that begins with:

?Sera verdad que cuando toca el sueno
Con sus dedos de rosa nuestros ojos...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaX XXXX bXbX XaXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101011010110 11100101010 01101100110010 1101000 1010110011110 01101001110 1001011010 0100110 1101000101010 10110100010 101010001010 1101000 111101100110 1101101101110 10011111010 1101100 1011111100100 11011100100 1011110001010 0101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 129
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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

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

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

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  • summary of Rimas Lxxv;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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