This is an analysis of the poem Sa Haráp At Sa Likód that begins with:

Silá'y iwan nati't muling pagbalikán
ang tahanang dampa ng̃ mag-ináng hirang,...

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXaXbXXXXcXXXaXXXXXXXXaXbXXXXXXXXXXXXXXcXXXXXXXXXbXXXXXXdXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXdXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 113,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101010100 11001011110 101111010 1011000100100 1000110011 111001111 10100011000 101000110100 100010011110 111011110 101001110010 11010110110 10111101100 10000111010 1011110100 1010101001000 101001101 1100010001 11011011010 111001001000 11 01011001010 11110101000 11010 1100 1 101001011 1011001110 1010111000 11101010001 11010110010 1011011100 1100010100 100110110100 111101110 101000101000 1111011100 1001101101000 11010110100 1101111000 101000110010 110100110110 11010011100 101100110 1100011010 111111101 1101111100 1001011101000 110101111 1101010110 11011010010 10010110110 101001010 11 111011010 11101100100 11001011110 111101110 11111110 111010110100 110010110110 110110101000 1101011100 110111100100 111100100100 11011010001 11110010100 1101110010 11011011010 11101110 11011010001 11010011110 1101001111 1101111100 10010110110 10011010110 1001101011 11001101 101001001 111110010 101010100 11000110000 111010110110 11000110000 1010101010 110111100 11 11111001 101101101 100001110000 101000110100 11110100100 1010010010 1011001001000 1010011110 110100101000 111111000 101100101110 111000100010 100111110 10010011010 101100110110 1101011100 10110010100 111110010 10111101 1101110100 100010110100 1100011011 10101110110 1100001111 1001101100100 11011110000
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 4035
  • Average number of words per stanza: 797
  • Amount of lines: 113
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ang, ng, in, na, n are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines g, ng, k are repeated).

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  • summary of Sa Haráp At Sa Likód;
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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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