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

FIAMETTA walks under the quincebuds
In a gown the color of flowers;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXabb XcXcdd abebeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001100100 001010010 011110101 1111010 01100101110 101110 01101011 1011100 011100101 01011100 11001110 11100110 11001101 01110010 1001111101 01111110 01111101 0101011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 216
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, green are repeated.

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

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

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