This is an analysis of the poem La Estrella De La Tarde that begins with:

Un monte azul, un pájaro viajero,
un roble, una llanura,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaX XXXX XbXb b XXXXXB XXXXX XX XXXXaX XB aXXXXXcXXXXXc XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,1,6,5,2,6,2,13,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010110100 11010100 11101011010 1010011001 111001110 11011001100 110110100 1010111101100 100110011100 111101001110 11010111100 0111001010 1010010 110110100100 1010011100 1001000 10010100110 10011110010 1010010 11100101000 100011011 1111100100 01101011100 110111011100 1111100100 1110100111000 101001001110 1100110100 11101110100 10100101100 10111110010 11011101000 10011110010 1010010 11010 110100 111001011010 1101010 101010100 1101010 111111111110110 111111101000 01011010010 1110011011000 10101110110 01011011000 111001 11010 11100101100 11100010011100 11101001011 111101111000
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 52
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; un, del, n, el, de, las, en are repeated.

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

    The poet repeated the same word nada at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of La Estrella De La Tarde;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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