This is an analysis of the poem Tout Le Parfait Dont Le Ciel Nous Honore that begins with:

Tout le parfait dont le ciel nous honore,
Tout l'imparfait qui naît dessous les cieux,...

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 tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic tetrameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1010101110 1100111011 1111110111 111011101 101011011 1010110111 10101011 0101101010 101010110 1101101110 01101110100 10111111 11000111101 1101011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; tout, qui, nos, le are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word tout 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 s is repeated).

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  • summary of Tout Le Parfait Dont Le Ciel Nous Honore;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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