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

Ô Saison bienfaisante, aimable et douce Automne,
Toi que le Soleil voit d'un regard tempéré ;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXa XaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 10100101110 1100111011 11111111011 11001110011 1110011111110 1111101101 10011010100 111010101100 10111011100 11111110 11011111011 1011000010110 1111110110 11010101110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 169
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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; et, s are repeated.

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

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

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

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