This is an analysis of the poem Anden Bogs Niende Elegie that begins with:

Hvo det end var, der først som en Dreng os har malet Gud Amor,
Troer du da ey han besad dyb og besynderlig Kunst?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111111110110 10111101110001 1110111010110 111011011011 11010111001010 101101111101 11101110111101 1011011011001 1110101110101 101011110101 11111111101 1011010101101 11110111111010 111011101111 11110111111111101 10111111101 1111011111110 101111111111 1001111011110 10111011001011 1010111111110 11111111001 1010111010101 10111101011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1361
  • Average number of words per stanza: 263
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; og, med, han, det, mig, er are repeated.

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  • summary of Anden Bogs Niende Elegie;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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