This is an analysis of the poem Estime Qui Voudra La Mort Épouventable… [i À X] that begins with:

Estime qui voudra la Mort épouvantable,
Et la fasse l’horreur de tous les animaux,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX X XabX X XXXX X XcXc d Xaaa d XXXX X XaXa X XXXX X XXdX c XXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,1,4,1,4,1,4,1,4,1,4,1,4,1,4,1,4,1,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011011100 11110011100 11111110110 110011110011 1 1101111010 100011111111 110111110010 11110101100 1 1100011111 1111111110 1011110101 1111010111101 1 111101010 01011101101 111111111110 01111111101 1 01111110111 101011110111 111111111001 11010011111 1 101111101 01101011110 010110101110 111101101 1 11011011111 11011110011 11111101111111 10011110011 1 11111111 111101100 10111011110 111101100 1 11011111110 10101110010 110111111111 1101111100110 1 1101110111110 111110101111 011011011110 11010111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 19
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 100
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 49
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; la, d, de, et, mort, au, l, on, en, un are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words le, quel, l, la are repeated.

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  • summary of Estime Qui Voudra La Mort Épouventable… [i À X];
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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