This is an analysis of the poem Les Mille-Iles that begins with:

Massifs harmonieux, édens des flots tranquilles,
D'oasis aux fleurs d'or innombrables réseaux,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa XXaX 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: 10100111100 1011110001 11110111110 100010011010 10111111110 111111000100 101110011 100101111 1110111111100 1100100110010 110101101110 100010101111 111110011111 11101101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 163
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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; des, vos are repeated.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Les Mille-Iles;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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