This is an analysis of the poem Nenni-Dà! that begins with:

La pouliche a renversé
Mon panier de pommes ;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXABcC XXXXABcC XbXXAbcCXXXXABcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,16,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110010 110010 11010 01100 101 11101 11001101 10101 110110 111010 11110 10100 101 11101 1101101 10101 110110 110010 1111 10110 101 1101 1101101 10101 111101 11001 1101 10101 101 11101 1010101 110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 229
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

    The author used the same word tes at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The poet repeated the same word bien at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of Nenni-Dà!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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