This is an analysis of the poem Uomo Del Mio Tempo that begins with:

You are still the one with the stone and the sling,
Man of my time. You were in the cockpit,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXbXccdXeXXedbba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101001101 1011100011 0001001010001 1111001000101010 1010101111011 0101101101010 01101111101 11111101 1010011111011 10111101 1110101010 111000111101010 111010111 01110101 1000101110 1111010 11011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 780
  • Average number of words per stanza: 146
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word as is repeated.

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