This is an analysis of the poem Soneto 10 that begins with:

Adeus, cabana, adeus; adeus, ó gado;
Albina ingrata, adeus, em paz te deixo;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 10010101010 0101001011110 1011011010 110111001000 111111001000 1011001110 110111101100 110010101000 11101010000 1110100111100 1001101101100 100101010010 0101010100 101010111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 128
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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; adeus is repeated.

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

    The author used the same word se at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Soneto 10;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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