This is an analysis of the poem À Mon Filleul, Louis Bergevin. 1er Janvier 1905. that begins with:

Enfant ! ― ô douce fleur qu'un printemps fit éclore !
De cette vie à peine eus-tu franchi le seuil,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXX XaaX XXX 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: 1111101011 0111111001 110111111010 10101110010 111101111011 101111011101 1101011100111 10101010111 0111011011100 1111111010 110101110011 10111011111 11011010111 11010100110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 163
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
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