This is an analysis of the poem Le Lierre Et Le Thym that begins with:

Que je te plains, petite plante !
Disait un jour le lierre au thym :...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXXXXXXXXX XaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111011 10110111 10101110 111110 110111111 11110011100 11010111 101110111011 11111111100101 11111011111 11111001101 11001111 100101001000 111010011010 11101000 10011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 311
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; me, de are repeated.

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

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