This is an analysis of the poem La Terre Y Est Fertile, Amples Les Édifices that begins with:

La terre y est fertile, amples les édifices,
Les poêles bigarrés, et les chambres de bois, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX XaXX 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: 1110101101100 1110111001 10110100110 1011000101010 110111110110 111110110111 11100110011 101100010100 1110111011 11011110010 110111011111 1111111101 111110101 100101111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 166
  • 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; les, de, et, ils are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word ils at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of La Terre Y Est Fertile, Amples Les Édifices;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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