This is an analysis of the poem Das Ist Die Dämmerung... that begins with:

Das ist die Dämmerung mit ihrem Wogen
Aus vielen Toren, die sich dunkel weiten,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX aXXX XXXX XX XaXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,2,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101111010 11010111010 11111000 1101011000 1111111 111111111100 111111101100 11101110 1011101110 110110010 11110110010 11110001010 11011100110 1101111100 11110011000 11000111100 11111011 1110110010 1011100010 11011111111 111101010 11110101100 1111111110 1110110010 100111110 11110101110 11110111010 11111010 1100111001 1101100110
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 153
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; die, den, und are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word und is repeated.

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