This is an analysis of the poem Pagbating Babiro that begins with:

Lantang hasmin ang makakatulad,
Pag byente-otso na ang iyong edad,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX aaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010110000 1110111010 101010110010 11001010000 1010011010 11101100 10110010101000 110001110110 10110110101100 1101101000 1000011100 1010110001100 1001011100 110001110 1001110010000 11111000 1000100110100 101111000 1011111100 101101100010000 1010110110001 101010100101 110001000 1100011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 132
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; ang, na are repeated.

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

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

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

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