This is an analysis of the poem Song From Heine that begins with:

MY heart, my heart is heavy,
Though merrily blooms the May;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabacbcbXdXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111010 1100101 1101010 1001011 11111110 0101001 0111010 110111 11001010 1100111 010110011 1111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 364
  • Average number of words per stanza: 68
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Song From Heine;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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