This is an analysis of the poem De Voir Mignon Du Roi Un Courtisan Honnête, that begins with:

De voir mignon du roi un courtisan honnête,
Voir un pauvre cadet l'ordre au col soutenir, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • 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: 01100111001 11101111100 11010011100 111011111 11110011111 110110100100 1110111111000 1101001111 111111110100 11111101111 10110101111 1111111010 11010111110 11000111111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; un is repeated.

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

    The poet repeated the same word te at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of De Voir Mignon Du Roi Un Courtisan Honnête,;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Joachim du Bellay

Advertisement