This is an analysis of the poem Poeta, Di Paso that begins with:

¡Poeta, di paso
los furtivos besos!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AX XbXXcXcbX AX XXXXcXcXX AX XXXXcXcXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,9,2,9,2,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110 110010 1101100110110 11111101001101 100110110110100 10101000101010 11001000110010 110101101110010 110101101100010 111111101110011 1011110101101000 10110 11010 1011110101100100 110100111000 100001101110100 10011110101110 1100111011010 1100100111000 110001011100010 100100011010 110010011000 10110 11010 1011101100100 11010011110 110100011001100 10100100110010 110101101011010 110011010011110 100011001100010 1100010110100 1100100110110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 215
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; tu, tus, de, la are repeated.

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

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

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