This is an analysis of the poem Xxx - C'Est Vrai, J'Aime Paris… that begins with:

C'est vrai, j'aime Paris d'une amitié malsaine;
J'ai partout le regret des vieux bords de la Seine ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110110010 1100011110110 10111101110 111110110101 1101111110 01011111100 11011010110 1111111110 1111111110 1111111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 489
  • Average number of words per stanza: 92
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • 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; d'un is repeated.

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