This is an analysis of the poem Kakaibang Pagkalibing Ng Paghahangad that begins with:

Ang kakaibang timyas mo'y lagi kong panaginip
Tuwing gabing ako'y nahihimbing;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXXXX XXXXXX XXXX XXXXX XXXXXX XX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXXXXXX aXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXX XXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,6,4,5,6,2,4,4,4,4,4,4,8,4,4,4,4,4,3,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110010101011000 10101001000 10110001011011000 10000011011001100 10100111000110 11000111 10101010 100001011000 1001110101000 1000 10101010111110 1000 11000110110 10000 10000111000 110101000 1101100110100 110011011001100 100111010101000 111010100 100111000110 101000010 111010001001 1000 101010011110 1110100 100000111 10111100001 1000 1101010000 100110000101100 100101101100 0100010 100101101100 1001101010100 101101101100 101000110100 101001101000 1101001100100 100101101000 110000110100 110100101100 10011010110 101000101100 110111011001 11000101000 10001011100 10010101000 10100100010 100110100100 111000110110 10100001000 1101101101100 1110011011000 10110100110 110001000110 1011011100110 110100100100 101101010100 101100100110 110001101100 1001001000100 11010010100 110100110100 10101001000100 101110110110 1100011100 101110110000 10110101001100 101110011000 10010011100100 100100010100 10011101100 1001000100100 100100001100 1001101001000 1011000110100 100011010010 100101000110 1101101000110 100101110110 100100101100 10110101100 11011010110 100010101000 10110100100 11011011001100 10101110010 1001100101000 110100110110 11001010100 1011010011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 21
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 151
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 93
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; sa, ay, na, ang are repeated.

    The author used the same word magmula at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Kakaibang Pagkalibing Ng Paghahangad;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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