This is an analysis of the poem Celui De La Fatigue that begins with:

Ce soir, l'homme de la fatigue
A regarder s'illimiter la mer, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbXX XXXbX cdX XeXXXXeXXXX dXXXXcXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXcXe XXbXXeXXXX AXXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,3,11,9,9,6,6,10,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 0100100011 1010110111 111011110111 0101111 1011001001 1011101001 10110111 11110101 11111 1111111 11101100 1101111010 101110011 111011101100 111011 1100100100 11101010110 11011011101 101111010 110100100 1101110 1001111110 101101101 110010 1111011101100 1011110010100 1111011101 1011110011101 11110101111101 10101011001 1010110011101 011010111101 01011100110 1001111 11011000100 101111110100 1110111110 1101111110 1111100110 10111110100 101111011110 11111001010 1110111000110 10001110110 011100110 1011101110 111101110 111011111 100110110 1010101111011 11101101001 010111011011 11010011010 111000101011 100101001 1000110110 10011011101 0101110110 1011111 110011110 1110110 101101111 1110101 1100010 11110 110111110 1100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 276
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 68
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (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; tait, il, la, les, re, lass, qui, de, et are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words il, et are repeated.

    The author used the same word il at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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