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

Ein ehrend Kleinod möcht′ ich gern Dir geben,
Möcht Dir so gern, wie ich Dich liebe, zeigen;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaa XXXX XXX XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 11010111110 1111111110 1111111110 1101111110 1111011101100 1111110110 101111110 111111110 11001110 1111111111100 11011001110 11111111010 1101011110 1101101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ich, der are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Angebinde;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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