This is an analysis of the poem La Pipe Au Poète that begins with:

Je suis la Pipe d’un poète,
Sa nourrice, et : j’endors sa Bête....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aX XaXX XXa XXX XXa XaaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,4,3,3,3,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111 11011011 111010 10111011 1111101110 111111100 1110111110 11011010 11101111 1111011 111111 111111011 111001 1111011 11111111 11111011 111101 1111011 101111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 94
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; il, est, e are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines te is repeated).

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

  • summary of La Pipe Au Poète;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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