This is an analysis of the poem Ang Tren (The Train) that begins with:

Tila ahas na nagmula
sa himpilang kanyang lungga,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101100 11001010 1100110010101010 110010011101100 11110000 1000011 1001100110110 1100100010001100 11101000 1101110 11001100010111000 1101011010101010 10101100 11011010 1000100010001100 1000011010001100 100110000 1001101100 110011111001110 1100001101101000
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 151
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; sa, ang are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Ang Tren (The Train);
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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