This is an analysis of the poem Dea Silens that begins with:
C'est une Dame étrange et sombre en bronze vert,
Dans sa lividité comme décomposée, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaX abba XcX XcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 111111111 11100110 110101111011 101111101110 10101111101 11110110101 11001011111 111111001 10101010100 011100011100 11110110110 110111111 10101011010 11101011110
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 163
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 14
- 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; et, de are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines e, clair are repeated).
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