This is an analysis of the poem Prologue that begins with:

Quand le rude Équinoxe, avec son froid cortège,
Quitte nos horizons moins inhospitaliers,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXa XXa
  • 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: 1011010111 11010110000 111010100110 110011011001 01011110110 111011101 10011111011 110001111100 110100101111 110010111111 11011001010 1010001011010 11110111110 01111011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 169
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (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.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Prologue;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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