This is an analysis of the poem Freunde that begins with:

Wir waren viele, da wir gingen,
Und ich, voran, sah mich nicht um;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XaXX baba XXXX XXXa XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011110 11101111 1111110 11010010 11011111 10010101 11011110 11010101 10101110 1110111 111101010 110111 11110111 10011101 110111010 1110110 111111111 1110100 1111111 1111111 110111110 11011010 110111010 11111010 1111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 141
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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