This is an analysis of the poem Aden that begins with:
Hier styg die seevog uit die werleldmeer
en dryf onsienlik vertes ingemoet...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111011100 1110010100 1110010100 1011011101 0100110110 1111111100 1110110100 110111101 101110110 10111010000 1101011100 11101111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 159
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; die is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words en, hier are repeated.
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