This is an analysis of the poem Na Minha Terra that begins with:

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Amo o vento da noite sussurrante...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXX abXX XXXX XaXa XXXX X XXXX XbXX XXXX XXXX X XXXX XXXX XXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,4,4,1,4,4,4,4,1,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 1011011100 0101100 1010011100 1101100 111001010010 11010 1001011111000 11111000 0100101100 1100010 1010111000 11010 1011111111100 11000110 1111011101000 1101010 1110101001 101110 101101001101 110011 1 111010101 1101111 1100010110 111110 111010010 110010 1110011100 110110 101101101100 0101100 10010110100 1011011 1100101010 11010 1100101100 1001110 1 1011111000 1010010 1100011101000 001011100 111010100 01100011 110011011011 1100110 110111100 1010010 111010010 111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 84
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 54
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; e, o, de are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words e, are repeated.

    The author used the same word e 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 is repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase connects the lines.

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

  • summary of Na Minha Terra;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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