This is an analysis of the poem Tandis Qu'À L'Argile Au Flanc Vert that begins with:

Tandis qu'à l'argile au flanc vert,
Dessus ton front haussée,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXX XbbX XXXX XaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110111 10111 1001111 11010 11111110 11111 101101101 10101 111010010 111101 11101110 1110101 0111001 101011 1101011 10111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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