This is an analysis of the poem Adieu À La Madeleine that begins with:

Adieu Madeleine Chérie,
Qui te réfléchis dans les eaux,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXXbXbcXcXXXdXXeXfcXXdXXXXgfgXXbXcXXhXXXXeXXXagXXaXXXXXXXXXXXbXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXgXgXXXXh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 88,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011011 111111 1110110 1110110010 110111110 111111 111111 01111011 1011101 11111001 1110111 101111 1101110 10111001 1011101 11100111 1101101 01111011 10110010 1101111 1111011 101111110 1111111 101100111 11111 1001110 11101110 11110110 111111 11011011 01111111 11001111 1110111 1111011 1111111111 1011111101 1111101111 1111010 11101101 1111110110 10111111 111111 10101110 1001101 10111100 111111101 11111010 111111 01101111 1111010 10011101 11011111 11111000 0110010 1110110100 10110010 0110100 1101100 1010110 1011110 11110101 01001110 110111 1110111 010111 011110 10111011 0110011 101101 01011010 1110111 1011101 01110110 10010100 0110110 1011010 1111011 1111011 111110 111110010 0111011 1101110 0111101 10101110 1111011111 10111110 111111 1101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2856
  • Average number of words per stanza: 573
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; j, le, les, l, on, d, adieu are repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of Adieu À La Madeleine;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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