This is an analysis of the poem Tu As Vieilli that begins with:

Tu as vieilli, ma Mère, et quand je vois tes rides,
Ton dos courbé, tes bras amaigris, ta pâleur,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX aXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110111111111 1111110011 1111001011010 10110110101 101111111011 111111101101 10110110101 11111111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 186
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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.

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  • summary of Tu As Vieilli;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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