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

Leises Geläut !
Heiliger Ort,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXX bXXbX XcacXX XXdddX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010 1001 10 101 10101010 101 1000 1110 111 11111110 1010 1001 1111 1111 1101 11 110 1011 1001 1 111001 011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 100
  • Average number of words per stanza: 16
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 17 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words letztem, ist are repeated.

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

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