This is an analysis of the poem Panjas, Veux-Tu Savoir Quels Sont Mes Passe-Temps that begins with:

Panjas, veux-tu savoir quels sont mes passe-temps ?
Je songe au lendemain, j'ai soin de la dépense...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaa aXXX XXX XXa
  • 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: 101110111111 111110011011 11111011111111 0111011010 11111111111111101 11101101111010 111111100 1111101011111 111111111 1111010110100 111010011010 1111111111011 1001101101111 1110111011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; je, qui, me are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words je, qui are repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of Panjas, Veux-Tu Savoir Quels Sont Mes Passe-Temps;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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