This is an analysis of the poem Une Conquête that begins with:

Un jeune homme marchait le long du boulevard
Et sans songer à rien, il allait seul et vite,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXab cdcd bXXX XXXd XXdX XcXX XeeX XXbX XXXX XXbX XXaf XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XbgX XXXX Xhhd XXXX XXXb XXeX XXXX bgXX XggX XXXb XXXX XXXc XfXX dXdX XXXX XXdX eiiX XXXX XXXX XXXX idXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110010101 11101110111 100111101101 110101110101 11101101011 10100111101 1001011111111 111111111 1110101110101 11011110111 1101011111111 111110101111 110110110011 11001110 10111111111 11111110 11110011101 1111001110 1101111111 1101010101110 01010011101 1110001111 10011101101 11010111110 110010110010 111111100111 1110001110010 1101110101111 1101010111 111111110110 1111101101 011011110 011011111110 10010101010110 11110111100 1101111111100 111110110 110110101000 11011110111 101011101101000 1110101110 010110011010 11110111001 1100101010 10111111110 11010011010 10111110101010 11011010101010 111111111100 110110110 1101101011100 111101111011 11110110 11001110010 1111110111 0110101110 1110100111101 1111101110 111010111111 1011011010 10111011011 01101011011 1110010110001 11111111010 1101111011 110101111011 1110100110 10111101110 0101110110 100110110111 01000111001 10111101101 1101011101 11111011100 11111011010 110111011110 10011110111010 11111111100 110011010 11101100010 111110100110 01011011110 011111111111 11011111001 11110111110 1010110110110 1110111100 111001110110 101100111001 10010111011 101000110110 1100111110 11001111110 111111011 111010101011 1011011110 11110110110 101111111 110101111100 0101101111101 101110101001 101001101011 111110101110111 111001111110 0101001011 11110100110 11110110111 1111111111 101110110110 1111011010 11001111111 010110101100 10111010101 1010101011 1110101101 111111101100 1111110 11011110110 11010110110 10111101110 11111101 1101010110 11101011101 10010111011 1101001110 110110111000 110111110110 1010010011111 11101110110 110011110 100101010110 111101101111 1110011101111 011111110110 010111110 1111011111 110110111111 101010110110 110001111110 1111110111110 111111011 101101101111 10011011010 1111011110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 36
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 187
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 144
  • 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; qui, un, en, s, les, il, et, 'mon are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words il, un, de, elle are repeated.

    The author used the same word il at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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  • summary of Une Conquête;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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