This is an analysis of the poem L'Oiseleur that begins with:

L'oiseleur Amour se promène
Lorsque les coteaux sont fleuris,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXA Xbaab XXXXX XXccX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10010111 1110110 10110111 11111011 110101001 1011110 11110111 1110111 1111011 10110101 1101111 111110110 1110111 011111 11001010 10101110 1110111 111101 11011101 10101000 101110 10110100 11111111 11010110 11010011 1010110 1101100 1101110 10011110 111111101 1100101 11101110 11101011 11111011 110101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 161
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; et is repeated.

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

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