This is an analysis of the poem En Hiver that begins with:
Le sol trempé se gerce aux froidures premières,
La neige blanche essaime au loin ses duvets blancs, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX
- 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: 0111111100100 11110111101 111111111010 110001100100 1011111101000 01001110010 101101100111 111001111100 11010101110 11111110 110011100101 1101001011 110001110010 1101110111010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 174
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 49 (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; des is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines res is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word res at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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- summary of En Hiver;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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