This is an analysis of the poem Freier Tag that begins with:

Weißt du, was so ein Tag ist -? Solch ein Tag,
Da nicht mit schriller Stimme schon am Morgen...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaXXX XbXXXbXXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011111111 111111011110 1111110110 1111111011 110010010100 1111100100 0101010 1101010010 011111 1111011111 1101110110 0111011111 111111101 1100011001 010111100 11110011 1101011000
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 351
  • Average number of words per stanza: 65
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; in, und, t, die, ein are repeated.

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

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