This is an analysis of the poem Soneto Vii that begins with:

Já da morte o palor me cobre o rosto,
Nos lábios meus o alento desfalece,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 111110110110 1111100100 1010011010 11001110100 11010110100 10110101100 1101001110010 1110011011110 11011101010 10110011011 110110111000 1101000111110 11010110110 1011101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 129
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; o is repeated.

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  • summary of Soneto Vii;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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