This is an analysis of the poem L'Homme Et La Mer that begins with:
Homme libre, toujours, tu chériras la mer !
La mer est ton miroir ; tu contemples ton âme...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX aXXa XXXX XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111011011 1101110110011 10100100011 11011111110 11110110110 110011111111 111010001110 11011100110 111111110 1111010110 11111101100100 11110010110 110011101000 111100110110 100110010111 1101011000
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 180
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; ton, et, de, tes, vous are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word tu is repeated.
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