This is an analysis of the poem The Marseillaise that begins with:
What means this mighty chant, wherein its wail
Of some intolerable woe, grown strong ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacdeced
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101010101 0101000111 0101010001 10010100101 0101110101 01010010101 11001010111 0101111101 0100111111 10110101010 10110110001 11110100101 0101010101 10010101010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 637
- Average number of words per stanza: 107
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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.
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- summary of The Marseillaise;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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