This is an analysis of the poem Placida that begins with:
Lorsque nous revenons de Perpignan la nuit,
Vers toi mon cœur plus libre et plus léger s’élance...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXab XaaX XaXXaba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11100010011 1111111111 111100010101 1101101100 1101101101 11010010 10001101101 11100111101 11111111101 100101101100 101011110111 110111100 1011111011 1111110100
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- 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; de is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word vers is repeated.
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