This is an analysis of the poem Vénus Rustique that begins with:

Les Dieux sont éternels. Il en naît parmi nous
Autant qu'il en naissait dans l'antique Italie,...

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXaXXX b aaaXXcbd XXXeXfXg XXbXXX XadXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX hXXhXXXXXXXXa XbXXeiXXjXX X XXaaXXkiXadXXXXXXXXX ll XaXXXm XXXXXXXXXXXXXgXXmXadX XXXXa XhXXXXhX nXXXXjaXdXXXXXh XXXXXXX XX dlXaoXXjXXXXXXXXXeXXXpXX X eXXaXXoXXXXjbXXXXXXoXXXX X XXXXhhXXXXXXiXkXXcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,1,8,8,6,18,13,11,1,20,2,6,21,5,8,15,7,2,24,1,24,1,20,1,20,1,17,10,14,1,8,5,7,17,10,8,5,8,19,8,10,8,12,18,1,24,4,5,8,16,6,4,10,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
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  • Amount of stanzas: 54
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 445
  • Average number of words per stanza: 81
  • Amount of lines: 523
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; la, et, de, le, les, des, sa, s, un, elle, leurs, ce, tre, rouge, il, deux, te are repeated.

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

    The author used the same words puis, elle, sur 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 vre, s, e, les, talons, ut, te, res, tre are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase le connects the lines.

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