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

¡Honor de los alados instrumentos!
¡Tú, lo más bello que de oriente a ocaso...

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: 10011001000 1111010100100 1110001000110 1011110010 11101001000 10011001010 1001111101100 111111001100 111001001100 100011001000 010011011100 1010101011 110101101 11111010001100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; y, de are repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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