This is an analysis of the poem La « Henriette ». Yacht Français En Rade De Montréal. that begins with:

Charmant petit vaisseau ― naïade ou sirène ―
Si gracieux à voir sur ton ancre affermi,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 101010111 1101111100 100101101100 1111011100 11111010011 1111101110 1111011111 101010111010 11110101100 1110101110100 11111011101 11001011100 11011010111 110011110111 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 164
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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; que, nos are repeated.

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

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