This is an analysis of the poem Vous Êtes Jeune Et Belle... that begins with:

Vous êtes jeune et belle, et vos lèvres rieuses
N'ont que charmants souris tout fraîchement éclos ; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX XXXa XXb XXb
  • 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: 1111111110 11101011001 0111111010100 11111011111 101110111000 110111101010 110111110100 10001011111 1110011110 111100110110 01110111001 1111011010110 1101001111111 11001011110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 178
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 50 (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; et, le, de, vous are repeated.

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

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