This is an analysis of the poem Infanta that begins with:

For a moment it flashed
through me, I thought I ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbaXadbaXcacd bXXXefefgXga
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101001 11111 0101011011 00111 11 01010101 01010111 11101110 111011 0101001 01010 110111 010010 111100101 0110 0111101001 00011111 11000011 010100101 10001 011111 01010001 101000010 01001001 10100101 10110000111 1010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 387
  • Average number of words per stanza: 72
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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