This is an analysis of the poem Morgane that begins with:

Un pâle clair de lune allonge sur la grève
L'ombre de hauts clochers et de grands toits, où rêve ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXa XXXX XXXX XXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,4,4,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1110110111 10110101111 1110111001 101101110111 110110111110 1101101111 1010111101101 11110001110 1111100101 11000110110 11110010111 11100100110 11010101110 111011111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 168
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • 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; de, les, et, des are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Morgane;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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