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

Die Sonne sengt mit Strahlen ohne Gnaden
Das dunstumflorte stoppelgelbe Land....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaaX XXXX XXX XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 11111110110 11001001 11110001 11100101000 1111111100 1011010110 11111110 1111101100 111010100 11110111100 101010101 1111111000 101110101 111111000
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 147
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Tag;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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