This is an analysis of the poem Ces Grands Monceaux Pierreux, Ces Vieux Murs Que Tu Vois that begins with:

Ces grands monceaux pierreux, ces vieux murs que tu vois
Furent premièrement le clos d'un lieu champêtre :...

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: 110110111111 10100001111 11101101111 10001011100 110110110011 101100011011 110100111111 111111010011 111011110 11100101110 10110011000 111110110100001 1110011011 111101010
  • 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: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ces, le are repeated.

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

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