This is an analysis of the poem Per Saecula Saeculorum that begins with:

Dämmernd floss der Abend auf die Dächer,
und des Firmaments Sternenfächer...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXX XXX XXX XaX XXa XXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110111 11100100 11111100 1011111000 1110111010 101001100 10101101 1111010 101011110 101111110 111011111010 11101111101 1110011111 11111100 10110101 101111100 111101010 11101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 115
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Per Saecula Saeculorum;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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