This is an analysis of the poem De Ce-Ti Mai Numeri Anii… that begins with:

De ce-ţi mai numeri anii să vezi de eşti bătrân
Când ştii ce grea durere tu porţi în al tău sân,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111100101100101 1111101101111 1101100101011 1110111111 1110110011100 10111110111 1101110001101 1110010111 111110011101110 1101111011110 11101011101 11111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 175
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 12
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, n, de, s, ce, c, mai are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines n, ti are repeated).

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  • summary of De Ce-Ti Mai Numeri Anii…;
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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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