This is an analysis of the poem Bacchus that begins with:

Viens, ô divin Bacchus, ô jeune Thyonée,
O Dionyse, Évan, Iacchus et Lénée;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101011 11011011 11111011010 11110011010 010111101 1001111101 01001010010 01110101010 10111110 100101111110 110010110011 1101011101 110111011 11011011 111111111011 1111101110 101101100100 110101110100 1000110111010 0101010101 1101010011 1111101110 101101100 111001111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1052
  • Average number of words per stanza: 194
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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; de, et, le, les are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines e is repeated).

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  • summary of Bacchus;
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  • history of its creation;
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