This is an analysis of the poem Der Ring that begins with:

Jubelnd ist der Tag erschienen,
Schwingt den Goldpokal der Sonne,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXaX XXXX XXXX XbXb XXaX XXbX XXbX XXXX XbXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111100 1110011 11111100 1010100 0111000 111110 111111 011101 1110110 1011100 1011100 111110 01101110 100110 10101010 11110001 11101000 110010 1011110 101111110 10100100 101111101 111011 1110101 1010101 101011 101110 111001 1110100 11101110 1010110 10101100 1110110 1111100 1111010 11010000 111110011 110010 1011001 10011000 111011111 1111110 111110 11101100 1011110 1110100 11101100 1001101 1101110 1111110 1111000100 1111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 119
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 52
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; der is repeated.

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  • summary of Der Ring;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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