This is an analysis of the poem Auf Hohem Bergesrücken that begins with:

Auf hohem Bergesrücken,
Wo frischer alles grünt,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,7,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110100 11011 111110000 110010 101100 11101111 111100 1111011 110111 0111010 1110000 110010 110111 111011 11111 11110 11110111110 101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 152
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ger is repeated).

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  • summary of Auf Hohem Bergesrücken;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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