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

Voici venu le froid radieux de septembre :
Le vent voudrait entrer et jouer dans les chambres ; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa XXXX XXXa XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100110010 011010111110 1110011110 10110110110 11011011111 1011111010111 101101101101111 1111011111101 110101101110 1010101110100 10111011110 10101011101 01001111101 011111011101 11110011100 1101111111 110110100111 1110011110010 111101011000 101100001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 191
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (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; le, tout, les, et are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words le, et are repeated.

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

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

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