This is an analysis of the poem Idylle Interrompue that begins with:

Il lui dit : « Allons nous promener dans les bois.
Vois la belle journée…...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXX XXXX XXbX XXXX XcXX XXXX dXXX XXXX XXXc XXXXdXXXX XXXX XXaX XcXX XbXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101101100111 1111 1101111111 11011 11101110010 1101011 1100111110 011110 1110110101 1101 110011010110 111011 110010110011 0101100 11111111101 1111110 11011101110 1001010 1011110110 1101100 11101010100 101011 111111001 110111 11010101011 11101 111111110110 101111 1011010111 11010 11100101100 1111 1101111010 111111 11010011110 10011 110101110100 111 1110001111 11101 11 1111001100 1011 101010101010 10111 1111111110100 11110 10111011110 01110111 11111010111 10101 111111110111 1110 11110110010 01110 0111100010 111000 101010100100 1111110 111111110 011100 111110101100 0110 110101110100 1110100 11111001 1111100 1111110101010 1101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 156
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 69
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; des, le, vous are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word de is repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase tour connects the lines.

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  • summary of Idylle Interrompue;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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