This is an analysis of the poem Ballade: Du Concours De Blois that begins with:
I'm dying of thirst beside the fountain,
Hot as fire, and with chattering teeth:...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaXXaaaaA abacbaaaaA abacXaXaaA XaaaaA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,10,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0100101010 1110101001 0111000101 1011100101 1101100101 11011011010 10110011010 10101101001 11101101010 1010111101 10011111010 01110010101 11101010110 10011010100 110110100100 1011101011 11010101101 1101111010 110010101111 1010111101 11011111011 00101111111 1101011101 1111101110 111111101 0110010111 11110011111 11011111001 101011010001 1010111101 10011011111 11111011110 010111011010 11111011101 1010111101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 380
- Average number of words per stanza: 71
- Amount of lines: 35
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, i, me are repeated.
The poet repeated the same word everyone at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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