This is an analysis of the poem Ce Qui Dure that begins with:

Le présent se fait vide et triste,
Ô mon amie, autour de nous ;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXaX XXXX XbXb Xcac XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01111111 1101001 1010110 11110101 11110111 11011100 1101111 11111110 1010101 1110101 101110 111101110 11110110 111010011 11100111 111101 11111111 11110111 111101111 0011111 1111011111 101001011 1111111 10111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 131
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; coeur, plus are repeated.

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