This is an analysis of the poem À Mes Enfants that begins with:
Avant tout, mes enfants, soyez bons : la bonté,
C'est le sceptre devant lequel tout genou plie....
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: 01111010111 101010101101 10001011010 110101001110 10001011110 11101111 110110101 100111001 1001001011110 1111001110 10101110110111 01010010110 1110101101 111100101111 1
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
- Average number of words per stanza: 28
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; le is repeated.
The author used the same word pardonnez at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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