This is an analysis of the poem L'Automne (Henri De Régnier) that begins with:

Si l’automne fut douce au soir de ta beauté,
Rends-en grâces aux dieux qui veulent qu’à l’été...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXXXXXXXXXXXXXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101111011 1111111011 11101101011 101010101110 111101111 1110110101 1111111111010 1110011111110 11110111110 10011100110 110111111 101011110 111111011100 11011110 111011101010 0111110111101 1110111111101 1111111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 831
  • Average number of words per stanza: 171
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; et, les are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines e is repeated).

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  • summary of L'Automne (Henri De Régnier);
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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