This is an analysis of the poem Petit Village that begins with:

Petit village au bord des bois
Petit village au bord des plaines, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXaXbXXXb cXXccXXXXXX XXXddXeaXXe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,11,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101111 10101111 1011011111 1100 01111 011010010 01101 0101110 10100110 111111011 11111 10101111 10101011 11101101 1111 01110 11001100 01110 11110 1110110 101110110 111 1010010 101011010 110111100 10101 10001 110011010 1111 11011001 01110111 1111110111 111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 323
  • Average number of words per stanza: 62
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • 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.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words petit, de, j are repeated.

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

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