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

Die du deine Bücke sendest
Huf uns Sterbliche...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101110 1110 1111110 1100 1111101 1100 1111101 1100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 197
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; die is repeated.

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  • summary of Gebet;
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