This is an analysis of the poem Perce-Neige that begins with:

Radieuses apothéoses
Du soleil d'or et du ciel bleu, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaX XXXb aXXb XXXX XXaX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001000 00111011 1111010 10110111 1011111 1001011 11100101 1011111 1011101 11000010 1111100 01100010 1110010 1111010 11001 10110110 111110 11100110 10111100 11010100 1101001 1111011 1101110 0111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; si is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word pourquoi is repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Perce-Neige;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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