This is an analysis of the poem Les Choses N'Ont Plus De Larmes that begins with:

Ce n’est pas sur nos maux que la Mer se lamente ;
Ne berçons plus nos coeurs à la plainte des flots,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111111110 11101111111 1111101100010 101111100110 10101010101 1101110110 11110011101 111101011 11101110110 100101111000 1110101011 1011101010 101010110110 101110011100 1110111000 101011010 111111111110 010101110111 11110011010 111110011111 1010011101 111111001110 1111001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 177
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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.

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

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

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

  • summary of Les Choses N'Ont Plus De Larmes;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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