This is an analysis of the poem Caughnawaga that begins with:

C'est le dernier soupir d'un monde agonisant.
Venez voir ces débris des antiques peuplades,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX aXXX XaX XXX
  • 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: 101010111000 10111101100 101011001000 1010111011 10110110101 100110111100 1110101100110 111010101000 011100111011 101100101110 10010111000 1111100110100 01011001100 10101011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; de is repeated.

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