This is an analysis of the poem Toast À La France that begins with:

Mes amis, buvons à la France,
À la France, qui fut toujours...

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 tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1101011 111110 01100110 1101110 111101 1110110 1110010 1101010 101111 1110110 10111 111011001 1101111 100110 101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 115
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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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  • summary of Toast À La France;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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