This is an analysis of the poem Auf Wen Ich Warte... that begins with:

... Du glaubst vielleicht auf eine Fee oder eine
Quellnymphe; denn da liege ich im Grase, neben mir...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0110111101 10111111101 101100111111 1111000 11111010111 1111101001 1111010 111010 11 111111010110 1 110 11100111111 1111110 1111 111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 574
  • Average number of words per stanza: 100
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; auf is repeated.

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  • summary of Auf Wen Ich Warte...;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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