This is an analysis of the poem Primavera Mia that begins with:

As kings, seeing their lives about to pass,
Take off the heavy ermine and the crown, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabbXcdecde
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1110110101 1101010101 1101110111 1101010101 1111010001 0111110101 1001110101 0101110101 10111010001 1011110101 111111111 1101110011 1101111101 11111110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 626
  • Average number of words per stanza: 120
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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.

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  • summary of Primavera Mia;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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