This is an analysis of the poem A Des Âmes Envolées that begins with:

Ces âmes que tu rappelles,
Mon coeur, ne reviennent pas....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX XXXX Xbab XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111100 11111001 10110010 11011 111100 1101110 11011100 10011110 110011100 110111 11111 10111 1011010 1101110 1101100 1111101 110111 1010100 10101110 110111 1110111 111011 1101101 1110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 114
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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; les is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words dans, comme, nous, on are repeated.

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

  • summary of A Des Âmes Envolées;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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