This is an analysis of the poem Die Weiber Von Weinsberg that begins with:

Der erste Hohenstaufe, der König Konrad, lag
Mit Heeresmacht vor Weinsberg seit manchem langen Tag. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb ccbX cXXX XXbX XXXX XbXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110011101 111100110110101 11110011111 110001110111 1101110111101 1101111111011111 11110100110101 11111111111 1111010111101 1111111111 111111011011 111110011001 1101101111 11111011011111 1111110111110001 11111011111 111110110110 1111010110110 11111111 111111011110110 111111110111101 11110110111101 1111010110101 1101100111101 111110011110 111111011110110 100110011010 1111010100110
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 213
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; der, da, das, die are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words da, es are repeated.

    The author used the same word der at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

    The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • history of its creation;
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