Le Symbolisme de l'oiseau dans la poésie française à travers la Nuit de Mai d'Alfred de Musset

This study focuses on the theme of the bird's symbolism of the poet through a poem called Night in May from the collection of poems Nights of the French poet Alfred de Musset (1810-1857). He is one of the most important poets of the nineteenth century and one of the pioneers of the Romantic movement in French literature. The importance of the study is to emphasize the role of the literary and poetic text in as a canal of communication between writer, researcher and reader. The analysis of this poetic text is a journey, in the depths of the human soul. This journey ensures us literary, linguistic and psychological benefits. The objective of this study, through an analytical literary perspective of the poetic discourse of Musset, is to research the motives, meanings behind his choice of the pelican as a symbol of poet. The research consists of two parts: introductory theoretical section about the collection of poems Nights, a poem Night in May, Alfred de Musset and the pelican, and another analytical section that focuses in similarities between the Musset and the pelican.


Musset, Pelican, night, love, May

Author : Lubna Ahmed Eltayeb
Number of pages: 252-261
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/ijla.38210
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International Journal of Language Academy
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