This is an analysis of the poem Brasilia that begins with:

Will they occur,
These people with torso of steel...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XaX bcaacd deX XXf bge XcgXcff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,6,3,3,3,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101 11001101 11111000 01010 01010010 11010 111001 10100 11001 110110 111001 01110 01111 101 0110 001111110 111001 1111 101111 01 101101 101001010 010 010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 76
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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