This is an analysis of the poem La Louange Du Corps Humain that begins with:

Dans la clarté plénière et ses rayons soudains
Brûlant, jusques au coeur, les ramures profondes, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXab XXcX XXXb XbXX XaXa XXcX XXXX dXdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111010 110111100100 101111101110 11110100001 111110111100 111010001000 1110110010 1011011010 111111011101 10110111111 11001011101 1100011101110 10111011110 11011011010 1110001101 10000111101 111101111101 111111110010 10011110100 11110110110 11101110110 100011101010 10111111110 1101110110110 101111110111110 11101111101 1010011110111 11101111011 10011110011 1110101111 101110111011 101111011100 101100010101 1011101101 1111111101011 101110110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 191
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (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; de, et, dans, vous, tout are repeated.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of La Louange Du Corps Humain;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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