This is an analysis of the poem Aux Poètes that begins with:

Quand la faux va crier dans les foins et les seigles,
Fuyez, poètes ennuyés ; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXaXXX XbXXXXbX XcXcdXdX XXXXXXXX XXXccXcX XXXeXdXd XeXXXXbf XXXXXXXX XfXfXXXX XXXXXcaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101111110 101010 1001101001110 1011010 10110011101 1101100 11100011010 10100111 1011011011 1101110 1101111111 101100 10110110110 11111010 1111001001 11111001 111010100 101011 110111111110 110110110 01100111101 110011110 11010100101 10110100 10010011110 11110 11111011110110 11011100 1010111010 111101 1011101111 111111101 11011110111 101110 1100011101100 11011011 110101101110 111101100 100101110100 10111110 110111100110 1111111 1111111101 1101111 1101100111 1111101 11010111 1111111 111010111001 11111101 111100110111110 11010110 110101110100 1111101 10101110111 10011101 10011111000 10011011 111101011100 10101011 11010011110 1110110 1011011011 111111101 110011011011 11110111 11011111101 1111101 101110111111 10100101 1101111011 110111 1010101 11110111 111111101001 11001110 111101011 11111 11100110001 10111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 322
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 80
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; fuyez, les, des, vous, la, c'est, le are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words vous, c'est are repeated.

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

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