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

Na sredi tamnih gojzdov
stojijo mični hrasti,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101010 1001010 100011 1100100 11011100 0101000 1111100 1000100 1100100 1101000 1111 1101000 1100100 1101100 1101100 1101100 0101110 1101000 110100 1001100
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 83
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word od is repeated.

    The author used the same word si at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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