This is an analysis of the poem Chanson En Si that begins with:

Si j’étais noble Faucon,
Tournoierais sur ton balcon…...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXX XXXXX XaXXX XXXXX XaXXX bbXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111010 1001110 1010011 101101 110 10101 1101101 11110 110001 100 111100 110011 11010 11011111 110 11111 1010111 111100 0101110 11 11110 1001101 1101101 1111 100 11101 1001011 101111 101010 100 111110 1011101 110011 10111 10 11110 1110110 100111 10100 100 111111 1101100 11110 10111011 110 111111 100111 10111 100111 100
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 50
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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; re is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words te, si, l are repeated.

    The author used the same word si at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Chanson En Si;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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