This is an analysis of the poem Ainsi, Lorsque Souvent that begins with:
Ainsi, lorsque souvent le gouvernail agile
De Douvre ou de Tanger fend la route mobile,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10110010010 01101011110 11011011110 010010101100 10110011110 1101101110 11111111110 1011101010 11101101111 111111111110 111011111 1011010111 110101111010 101010111110 111101110100 1111100110111 110011111111 1111011011100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 811
- Average number of words per stanza: 158
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; son, et, il are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word il is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines re is repeated).
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