This is an analysis of the poem L'Âme Du Purgatoire that begins with:

Mon bien-aimé, dans mes douleurs,
Je viens de la cité des pleurs,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXaXXbXXXXXXXaXXbXXXXXXXaXXbXXcXXcXacXbXXXXXXXadXbXbbXXXXabXbddXXedXaXXbaXcXecXaXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 88,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110 11101111 11100110 1110111 111111111 1101100 11 1011111 101110110 11 1111111 11101110 10111110 1100110 10111100 10110100 1011111 11 11111111 111001 111 111111111 10111000 10110010 110110100 11111110 1101111 111110110 11 11100111 101111100 11 10111111 111110 110111 111111100 11101100 01111100 1110100100 11 1110111 110010100 11 111111111 10010110 111010 111100110 011101 11011111 111011110 11 11110111 11101011 11 111111111 10111110 11111111 1111101 10111011 1111011 1001110 11 10110111 111111 11 11111111 111011 111101 11010101 1111110 0111111 1011011 11 1011111 111110111 11 101111111 0111111001 11001100 101111011 11110111 11111111 10101011 11 10100111 0111110 11 101111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2614
  • Average number of words per stanza: 534
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; sans, h, las are repeated.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of L'Âme Du Purgatoire;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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