This is an analysis of the poem Albertus, Cxii that begins with:

Squelettes conservés dans les amphithéâtres,
Animaux empaillés, monstres, foetus verdâtres, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXaXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001011100 10010101010 11001101110 10111111100 1010111101100 10010110111 1001111100 1110011110 10001010111 101010010 1101111110 11001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 554
  • Average number of words per stanza: 92
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; s is repeated.

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

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