This is an analysis of the poem À Lisette. Enfant D'Alphonse Lusignan that begins with:

Lisette, tu n'es plus le bébé d'autrefois,
Le bébé frétillant, beau lutin frais et rose,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX aXXX XXX aXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 0111101100 0110110111 10100101111 1101111101 10111111111 010100111110 11101011111100 11011011010 1001111011 1011101111 1011111010 11101110101 110101101110 11110111110 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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; b, le are repeated.

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  • summary of À Lisette. Enfant D'Alphonse Lusignan;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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