This is an analysis of the poem Lore Lay that begins with:

Zu Bacharach am Rheine
Wohnt' eine Zauberin...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXabXXXXcXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXcXXbXXdbaXeXXXffcXXXXXXXdXXbXXbbcXXXXbcXXXXXbXXXfXfebXXXbXbeXXbXXXXXbXXcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 102,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110011 11100 11111111 111101 111110 11100 1101000 11101 110111110 11010 11111100 111110 011110 1111 111110 11100 1101110 111101 1101100 11101 1101110 111100 1110110 110111 1111100 101110 1001010 110111 1111110 0111 111100 110110 110111110 11111 1101100 111101 111110 11101 1111110 111110 1111100 111110 1111100 101101 110111 110111 11111 111100 1111100 111111 1101110 111101 1111110 110111 111100 1011111 1101010 1111111101 111100 11101 011110 11111 101110 11101 110111110 11011 1100110 1111 1101110 110101 1011010 110101 1011010 101101 111111010 110101 110111 111101 11111011 11111101 1101110 11101 1101010 110110 1101110 110111 1011010 111101 1111110 011101 111111100 11011 1101010 11110110 111101100 110111 1111100 110111 1101100 111000 111111 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2709
  • Average number of words per stanza: 513
  • Amount of lines: 102
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ich, die, und are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words und, o, ich, die, der, sie are repeated.

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

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