This is an analysis of the poem XXIV that begins with:

à Yvette
Adieu. These are the final notes...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: a baXbaccadeddXeXaaaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,19,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01 01110101 11111111 01011 110111 101111 1001001 0010111 010111 1100101011 01111110 101100101 0011111 0101011000 10001010 011101101 1010111 1011011 0111 0111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 284
  • Average number of words per stanza: 54
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; or, not are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines me, not are repeated).

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Gaston Karel Mathilde Burssens