This is an analysis of the poem Au Cabaret that begins with:

Muse, allons au cabaret,
C’est le seul endroit potable,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbX XXcX XXXX XddX XaXX XdXX XXXX XXXX dXXX XdddXX XXXXXb cXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,6,6,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101101 10110100 10111110 1100110 1111011 11111110 111010 111111 11100 1110111 101110 11100010 1111111 0110110 1101101 1000110 11111101 111111111 1111110 00111101 111100 11101 1011 110010 0111111111 01111110 1111110 1011110 111111 11111 0101011 11011 101110 1110111 001011010 101110 111010 1100111 1011110 111110 110100 11000110 10110 1011001 011111 1110111 111000 1111011 1110101 111010 10101000 110110 1110101 1111110 1110101 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 122
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 56
  • 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; je, m are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines on, te are repeated).

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  • summary of Au Cabaret;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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