This is an analysis of the poem L'Inconstant Par Imitation that begins with:
Esprits de plume et d'air, démons de l'inconstance,
Qui ne trouvez jamais chez moi de résistance,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXXaaXXXXXXXXXXbbXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 28,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10011110100 111101011010 1111101110110 110111110 1101010110 100110110100 111111110 11100011110 1111011111 100111111100 10111001100 101111111100 11001111011 1001011111101 110101111 010110011011 10110110100 1110011010 11011110111 1100101101101 111100010101 11111111010 1111110011011 11011110100110 1111101111001 111100111011 111111010 111111111110
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1313
- Average number of words per stanza: 238
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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; de, nous, je are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word que is repeated.
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