This is an analysis of the poem A André Chénier that begins with:

Oui, mon vers croit pouvoir, sans se mésallier,
Prendre à la prose un peu de son air familier. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011111011110 11111011100 111111100111 101011111010 10110011111 100111110110 111101111100 11111101101110 110110010001 1111101100 1100111101011 111111100110 101000111110 111110111110 1011101101 101111001 11111100101 1101111111110 11111010111 011011110001 111011110111 10010010110 110010110010 101011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1207
  • Average number of words per stanza: 212
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; des, pas, un, et are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word un is repeated.

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  • summary of A André Chénier;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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