This is an analysis of the poem La Nuit that begins with:

Le soleil entraînant dans sa course lointaine
Les brûlantes vapeurs, vers d'autres horizons, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX XXXX aXXX XaXX XXXX bXXb XcdX cXXc XXXX XXXX XbXX XXXX bbXX XXXX XXXX eXae XXdX cbXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00110011110 11010110010 11101111110 111010110011 1111011111 10010100110 1111001011 100110101010 11100010111 1011011110 010110111100 10100010010 111010111010 100011100010 101101111110 100110010100 111000110101 010111101 110100110110 1111011001 11011100111 1110110011 10101110011 1101111101 111011111 10101111010 11101101101 11101011010 011110111110 10011011100 11010010110 1110011010 1111111010 100110111011 11011111 10110111011 01100011001 01110110110 10010011010 010010111010 11011011101 1111010011101 1111110110 11011101111011 11010101100 1111001100 11010111010 110110110110 01001011011 111001101101 10110111100 1111001110100 01100110111 1110100100 1011111110 010100110011 01111101100 0111011011 11101011110 11111110011 11100110010 111010110011 1111111001 11101111010 11101101100 111111100 10101011101 110011100 1110101001 110110011011 1111111011 1110111010 11001111110 011011100 10101110110 111111001 11100100011 11110110100 10111111100 11010011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 20
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 189
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 80
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; leur, aussi, sa, de, qui, temps are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word ou 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 clair is repeated).

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  • summary of La Nuit;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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