This is an analysis of the poem To: Frau Nannette Falk-Auerbach that begins with:

Als du im Saal mit deiner himmlischen Kunst
Beethoven zeigst, und seinem Willen nach... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXXXXXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1011111101001 1001110101 11111101111 1101011101 111111110 010110111 1001011111 111111011101 0110111100 11110111001 11111111 1111111101 11111101100 10101110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 630
  • Average number of words per stanza: 106
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of To: Frau Nannette Falk-Auerbach;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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