This is an analysis of the poem La Vuelta A La Patria that begins with:

Mirad al peregrino
iCuan doliente y trocado!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa XXbX cXbX XXXX XXXa XXXX XXXX aXXX XcXX XXXX baXb XbXa XbXb XXXX XXXb XXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111000 10101100 100010111100 110001111010 11110100 100101100 10001101001010 11111011000100 11110111 10111011 1011100010 10001100100 11101110 011110100 11110001000 10101100101000 100101110 10110010 11101110110 110011001110 101000 11110111110 110001110010 110110011100 0111010 111100 111011001000 1111001001110 1010110 1001100 10101011001 110111010100 1111000 1110010 11101011100 100100011000 1001000 101001111 1000110010 11001111000 111010 1110010 11101100100 110110011010 11110 1110010 10110111000 11010110010 101010000 1110010 01101100110 110101111010 111000 111111 011011001111 11011001100 0100010 1110010 1010011100100 11110101110 1101000 1100100 1000101101000 101001100110
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 114
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 64
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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, ni are repeated.

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

  • summary of La Vuelta A La Patria;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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