This is an analysis of the poem Trost that begins with:

Hörnerklänge rufen klagend
Aus des Forstes grüner Nacht,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXa XXXXXXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010 111011 0111110 101100 10111100 1110110 11101100 111111 111101 1111 1110111110 1111110 1011111100 1110110 11100100 110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 234
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • 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.

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  • summary of Trost;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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