This is an analysis of the poem Ewiges Gedenken that begins with:

Von ewigem Gedenken sprecht ihr leicht,
Ihr, deren Denken kaum für zeitlich reicht....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aX XX XX XX XX aX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100100111 1101011101 111101110100 1001110010 1100110010 101111110100 110101111 11110010 1101011111 11111111100 1101001101 1110010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 79
  • Average number of words per stanza: 13
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; noch is repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Ewiges Gedenken;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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