This is an analysis of the poem Der Kranke Mond that begins with:
Du nächtig todeskranker Mond
Dort auf des Himmels schwarzem Pfühl,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0110001 11110101 1111010 111110 11000100 10110110 0110001 11110101 11011100 10001101 10010101 11010001 0110001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 144
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 13
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of Der Kranke Mond;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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