This is an analysis of the poem L'Âge Est Venu, Pas À Pas, Jour À Jour that begins with:

L'âge est venu, pas à pas, jour à jour,
Poser ses mains sur le front nu de notre amour ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXa aXXXXX XXXXXX XXX XXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,6,6,3,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101101111 1011101101010 101111101 11011011001 111101110100 11101101110 111111101 1000111110 111100110 101010110010 101011101110 111011101101 1011000111 1110101000 1111011001010 111011010010 11001001111100 11111111110 1111101111010 10111111010 1111101110 1111110110 11111111110 11111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 216
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; les, et are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word et is repeated.

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  • summary of L'Âge Est Venu, Pas À Pas, Jour À Jour;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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