This is an analysis of the poem Le Soir Tombe, La Lune Est D'Or that begins with:

Avant la fin de la journée
Va-t'en gaîment jusqu'au jardin ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabXb XXXc ba XXXXXXX XX XXcXX XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,2,7,2,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111011 111010010 10101101 1101111111 10011101 1010111100 1110111110 1110011111 111101110 11111111011 11110101 10011110 1011111110 11011110 10010011 011010 11101011 11111110010 110100111 11111111100 110011 1110111 1000110101 1111011 011100111 11101011010111 1110111011100 1110101101 10101011 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 154
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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.

    The author used the same word et at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines e is repeated).

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  • summary of Le Soir Tombe, La Lune Est D'Or;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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