This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Métaphysique that begins with:
Dans ces cycles, si grands que l’âme s’en effraie,
L’impulsion première en mouvement voulue...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XaX aXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1110111111 1001011001 10111111111 1100111101 010101101111 100111111 11101110010 100101111 1111101010 1110111001 1101111110 110111111101 1100110110 101011110
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 14
- 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; le, la, et are repeated.
The author used the same word et at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word e at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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