This is an analysis of the poem La Maison Vide that begins with:

Petite maison basse, au grand chapeau pointu,
Qui, d'hiver en hiver, semble s'être enfoncée ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXX aBaXB XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 01101111010 1101101110 1111110110 01101111010 110111101111 11110001101 111111110110 110110111001 111001100110 111111110110 101111110100 101111101110 01101110010 101111101110 101101110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 250
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (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 La Maison Vide;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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