This is an analysis of the poem Nuit D'Été that begins with:

Vous étiez là, Louise ; et vous savez sans doute
Ce que mon cœur rêva tout le long de la route....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xa XXXXaXXXXX Xa aXXXXXXXXX Xa aXXXXXXXXX Xa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,10,2,10,2,10,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101111011 11111101011 111111100 10111011111 1111101101000 1011011010 10111000110 110111111 01001001010 111001110100 111010101011 101101110100 11101111011 111110101011 110010111001 1011111010 01011011001 11001011010 11110110110 11011010010 110010101 11011011110 1111001011 1110011011 11101111011 111110101011 10111011011 111011111 1111011100 11101100111 111010111110 11010111010 11011010110 1111011011 11010101110 11011011101 11111111011 111100101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 153
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • 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; aux, nous, les are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word un is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines e, res, mes are repeated).

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  • summary of Nuit D'Été;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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