This is an analysis of the poem À La Douce Amie that begins with:

Çà : badinons – J’ai ma cravache
Prends ce mors, bijou d’acier gris ;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXXXX XXXX XXX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,4,3,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001110 11110101 111101 11011110 1111111 1111011 11101100 1010011 1110101 110100 111110 1111110 10111110 011111110 10100110 1111110 11011111 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 161
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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.

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

  • summary of À La Douce Amie;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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