This is an analysis of the poem La Forêt that begins with:
Enfuyons-nous, mes amis ! se peut-il
Qu'à ces bourgeois le destin nous condamne ?...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10011101111 1101010110 100110110 11101111001 01010111 101011100 1011101000 101111110 1111111101 1010011010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 394
- Average number of words per stanza: 71
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; le is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ne is repeated).
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- summary of La Forêt;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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More information about poems by Theodore de Banville
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- Analysis of La Toison D'Or
- Analysis of Ballade Sur Les Hôtes Mystérieux De La Forêt