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

Mais telle qu'à sa mort, pour la dernière fois,
Un beau cygne soupire, et de sa douce voix,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,20,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111101 11101010111 0111110111 10101011011 101110010101 111011111010 1101101000 101110110001 0111011111 111101111101 11111100100 11101010100 10010101001010 11111110 111101011 1110100100011 1110100100111 101110101011 111111111 111101110 11010111101 110111100110 11000111110 1111111 1011010101 1110101110011 1110010010 101111111 111010101011 1011110011 111101110010 1001101101000
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 490
  • Average number of words per stanza: 89
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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, sa, re, n, lui are repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of Neere;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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