This is an analysis of the poem Avatar that begins with:

Près du Tigre, sous des papillons mouvants,
Dans un jardin de marbre où chante une piscine,...

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: 1011110010 11100111110 100111011100 11100011010 11110111010 10111001101 11110011110 11101110100 11101011010 111111011100 11111101100 110010100100 1011011011010 1111010111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 164
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; des, et are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Avatar;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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