This is an analysis of the poem Hidalgo! that begins with:

Ils sont fiers ceux-là !… comme poux sur la gale !
C’est à la don-juan qu’ils vous font votre malle....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXXXX XX XXXXaXaaXb XbXcXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,2,10,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111111 111111111 1111011111001 1001011000 10110010111 110011110101 11101011010 01111110100 11100110110 001100111110 101111111010 111010011010 110100101101 11110110110 111010111100 1111111011 11111111010 11101101111 1111011110 10111010100 11111110111 1110111101 101011111 1111011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 289
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • 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; ils, un, le, au are repeated.

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

  • summary of Hidalgo!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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