This is an analysis of the poem Vieille Histoire that begins with:
C'était un lieu charmant, une roche isolée,
Seule, perdue au loin dans la bruyère eu fleur ;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111101110 1011111111 11110010110 110110111 11110111101 1001001110 11001110100 11111110110 1111101100001 110101001 1111101110 11001111101010 101000101 11000111011 11110110111 11110010111 11110111110 1101111111 11111111000 11010110110 011110101110 10111010010 11111011010 111001101011 11110111010 110111110111 111011111 0111111010
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 191
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; se, qui are repeated.
The author used the same word c' at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines es is repeated).
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- summary of Vieille Histoire;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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