This is an analysis of the poem Leandro E Hero that begins with:

O facho de Helesponto apaga o dia,
Sem que aos olhos de Hero o sono traga,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X X X X X X X X X X X X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001000100110 1111001011010 1100110111100 1101111011100 100110101110 1100011001100 1111100101010 10100101011 11110110110 1001101100100 110111101 1011110111000 10100110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 38
  • Average number of words per stanza: 7
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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.

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; o, de, que are repeated.

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  • summary of Leandro E Hero;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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