This is an analysis of the poem Les Délivrés that begins with:

Tous ceux qui s’appelaient en se tendant les bras,
Grands éplorés toujours loin de leurs Eurydices,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX
  • 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: 1111001111011 11101011000 1001101111100 11011111000 11011011100 1110110010 111111110100 1101011100 10111010100 1111001011 110010110101 1001101101 111101010110 1111110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 156
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; les, nous, d, s are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Les Délivrés;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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