This is an analysis of the poem Au Roi, Sur La Conquête De La Franche-Comté that begins with:

Ce sont faits inouïs, GRAND ROI, que tes victoires !
L'avenir aura peine à les bien concevoir ; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX 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: 111101111100 10010111100 101111100100 111111111111 111111101011111 11110111 110010111111 11111011111 101110111010 11010111010 11111010110 1110111111111 11110111100 10111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 169
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Au Roi, Sur La Conquête De La Franche-Comté;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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