This is an analysis of the poem Folhas Soltas:Vi-Tu, Moça; Eu, Quase Velho that begins with:

Tu moça, eu quase velho... Entre nós dois, que horror,
Vinte anos de distância. Entre nós dois, mais nada....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101011110 1100101011110 111001111010010 1011111001010 11101101010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 243
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 5
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • 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 Folhas Soltas:Vi-Tu, Moça; Eu, Quase Velho;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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