This is an analysis of the poem Ter Venster that begins with:
Een gilde tiegt voorbij met vane en slaande trom.
Ik mijmre en ben ontroerd. ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXaXXXXXaXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 43,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111011111 111110 1010 10 1111011001100 1011110011100 1011101110010 100110111100 01100111000 111100110000 110110 110101 010111010100 01100100111101010 01001101101110 11011011110 110010101100 11100111100010 1101011101110 111111101111 111000110110 1111001111100 110111110010 1111110010 111010111101 11111111 11 11011111111 01010111011 11101100101111 1111111011010 111100 1111110 111011110110 11011110111 1011111111010 11010111001010 110101111010 111111110111 01101101101 111000111110 010110110111 11110111101011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1967
- Average number of words per stanza: 347
- Amount of lines: 43
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; o, de, op, en, in, die, ik, u are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words waarom, de, die, kent are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ontroerd is repeated).
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