This is an analysis of the poem Bouts-Rimés Commandés Sur Le Bel Air that begins with:

Que vous m'embarrassez avec votre ............. grenouille,
Qui traîne à ses talons le doux mot d'........... Hypocras!...

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: 111000101010 111100111100 11111101010 111010110110 11011111110 11001010111 111110111110 1010101010110 1010011010 1111111110 11011111011 111011111000 110100111111 011101101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 209
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 59 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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  • summary of Bouts-Rimés Commandés Sur Le Bel Air;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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