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

Como é bela a manhã! Como entre a névoa
A cidade sombria ao sol clareia...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXX aXXXX aXXXXXXX XXXXXXbX XXXXXXXXXXXaaXXaXXXXaXXXX XXXXX XXXaaX XXXaX XXXXXb XXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,5,8,8,25,5,6,5,6,7,17,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101001101001 010101110 11101100111000 111001001100 1111010100110 1110010110100 11011010110 1001100110010 1011001010100 1100100 10010110110 11101001111110 101110010 1111101110 1000100 1101110100 11101111100 100010010110 11010110100 101001110100 1101101011110 1010111000110 11100 10010111010 1100100010100 101010110 110111100 101101011 1001101000 11010110011 1010110010110 1111101100 1101111000 101101000 100111010 1010011010 11110100110100 1111010010 1100111101 10010100100 10110110010 010001111000 11010111000010 101001100010 010111011100 11001011100 100111111010 101111000100 11010110010 110111010111000 101010110100 0110101110 1101101101 01110101011 111010010100 11111010100 1100010101001 101010010100 1110101101 111110111001 110110010100 1111010100 101010110100 1011011011 111100101010 101000100100100 11110100110 1011011100 100101011100 11101001100 100111000010 11100100100 100101110100 100101110100 111001101100 101111100 11010010110100 101011010011 100111010111 11011011100 111001011110 110110110 10100110011 111110101100 10111011100 111100110100 10101110100 1010100101100 1110100110010 101101000110 11110011101 1110110011 111010011010 0101010100100 1101011010 10100110100 11111111000 100011010000 110010011100 1100101111 1011010001 111100111000
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 334
  • Average number of words per stanza: 64
  • Amount of lines: 102
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    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, e are repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of Na Várzea;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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