This is an analysis of the poem Ballade Pour Une Amoureuse that begins with:

Muse au beau front, muse sereine,
Plus de satire, j'y consens....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaXbXA XXXbXaXA XXXXabXA XXXA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110 10110110 10011011 0111101 111111100 11011 1111100 101011001 1100011 11011110 100111 10110110 1111110 10101111 11111100 101011001 11101 1111010 10110011 1011100 1110111 111011101 11101000 101011001 10110 1101100 11001010 101011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 221
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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.

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  • summary of Ballade Pour Une Amoureuse;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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