This is an analysis of the poem La Ferme that begins with:
A voir la ferme au loin monter avec ses toits,
Monter, avec sa tour et ses meules en dômes ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.
- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XaXX aXX XaX
- 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: 011111101011 101011111011 111010101010 10110111101 0111111011100 10110111011 1111001110 11111100100 11101101101 11011011011 11000111100 110101111110 11111011011 101101011110
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (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; ses, avec, et, la are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word ses is repeated.
The author used the same word a at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of La Ferme;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
Pay attention: the program cannot take into account all the numerous nuances of poetic technique while analyzing. We make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability with respect to the information.
More information about poems by Emile Verhaeren
- Analysis of La Glycine Est Fanée Et Morte Est L'Aubépine
- Analysis of La Grande Chambre
- Analysis of La Joie