This is an analysis of the poem Antigone Und Oedip that begins with:

Ihr hohen Himmlischen erhöret
Der Tochter herzentströmtes Flehen;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XaXa XXXX XbXXb XXXX aXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,5,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010010 11010010 11011110 0110111 1010111 1110111 1110010 110100 101111 11001111 1111101 1011101 11111110 11110010 101111010 01110101 10 1110101 1111011 110111 11110101 1101101 010111 1100110 11011101 1111011 10111010 11101100 11011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 140
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in is repeated.

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