This is an analysis of the poem A Vesper that begins with:

O quel que soit ton nom, soit Vesper, soit Phosphore,
Messager de la nuit, messager de l'aurore,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111111110110 100011100010 10111001111 10010101110 1111101001000 101110101110 1111011110 10110111100 1111110110 010011110010 1010101101 111111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 560
  • Average number of words per stanza: 101
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; soit, de, t are repeated.

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