This is an analysis of the poem La Paloma Y La Abeja that begins with:

Viendo que estaba ahogándose una abejita,
Una paloma tierna se precipita, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXAXXAX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101100100101000 1001010111000 11101010101110 10100001100100101000 1001010111000 11101010101110 10100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 260
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 7
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; una, que are repeated.

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  • summary of La Paloma Y La Abeja;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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