This is an analysis of the poem Eperdument that begins with:
Bien que flasque et geignant et si pauvre ! si morne !
Si las! Redresse-toi, de toi-même vainqueur ;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX aXaX XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111011111 11111010111110 111011111 110101111 1010001110 101111111010 011111111011 111111111100 111111101100 11101111011 10110111111 111111111110 111101101111 11111111101 01110110111 101010101010 11101111111 101011111001 1100111101 110010011011
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 193
- Average number of words per stanza: 38
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; et, si, ta, tu, de, le are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words puisque, et are repeated.
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- summary of Eperdument;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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