This is an analysis of the poem À M. Le Colonel Damelincourt that begins with:

Vous l'avez donc connu notre pauvre exilé !
À travers les périls de l'océan qui gronde,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa XXXa 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: 11011010110 101101011 110011101001 1010111111 1101001111010 10010111100 101011011010 11111011010 111101111101 101111100110 11111110100 1110001111 011111111110 101110110010 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 166
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • 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.

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  • summary of À M. Le Colonel Damelincourt;
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