This is an analysis of the poem Österreichisches Lied that begins with:

Wo sich der ewige Schnee
Spiegelt im Alpensee,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX aXXX XXXX XXXa aaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101 10110 101110 1011 10111 11100 101010 101101 111101 101110 10111 1011 100111 100100 101111 101101 1010 11111 111010 101111 10111 11111101 111110 111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 103
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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