This is an analysis of the poem Devant Un Frantz Halls that begins with:

Dans un corps baleiné, renflé comme un ciboire,
Tout de satins crémeux et d'opaques velours,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX
  • 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: 1111011110 10101110010 111111111 1101011010 11110011111 101010110010 111010101101 01111110110 1111011110 11111101110 11110011011 0111010110 1111101011 1111011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 168
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (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.

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

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  • summary of Devant Un Frantz Halls;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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