This is an analysis of the poem Lied Eines Schiffers An Die Dioskuren that begins with:

Dioskuren, Zwillingssterne,
Die ihr leuchtet meinem Nachen,...

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100100 11101010 1100111 11110 1110110 10011100 11101010 10101100 1010111 10001100 1111100 11101010 100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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; ich is repeated.

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