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

C'est l'automne. Le vint balance
Les ramilles, et par moments...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaX XXaX XXXb XXXX XXXX XXXc XdXX aXeX XXXX eXXX XXdX XXXe XXXX XXXa cdXc XXXX XXXX eXXX XXXX XbXX XaXX XXXX XXXX XffX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100110 11001110 10001010 1111110 1100101 10110010 10110111 11011111 01111010 1111101 11110 11011010 1111101 11101100 10100110 011001 11011111 11101110 1110110 111110 1110111 11111 110100 1101110 1111010 10111101 1001111 01100100 1100111 11111000 101111101 1001110 101110010 011110 1100111 1110001 11111101 1111100 10110100 111110 111110 0111110100 1100101 101111 11000110 1111011 111111 101011 011011111 10111100 111011010 11010111 11111011 11011110 101110111 1010010 10000101 11111011 010111 110101001 11110010 11011010 011001000 11100100 1110111000 1110110 011101000 11100010 10101101 10011010 010101000 100111 1110011100 111111 11001110 101011000 1011110 11110011 1010011 01101011 111101 1010110 10101010 11011010 1010110 110101 110110100 1001101 1010110 11100010 10011010 11111110 1110110 110101 110101 01110 11001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 25
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 98
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; des, sur are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines e is repeated).

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

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