This is an analysis of the poem Borg-Ridderen that begins with:

Hvor Stormen vældigt tuder,
Hist høit paa Fieldet brat...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXXXX XXXXXXbX XXXXXXXX bXXcXXXd bXbdXXXX XeXebXXX XXceXXXX XeccXXXX XXXXXXbX bcXXXfXX XaXXXXbX XfXfXXXX bXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXeXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110 111101 1101100 11111 01101 111101 110101 1111 01100 111 0111 10110 111110 11111 1001010 11011 111101 11111 11111 110101 110111 11111 11111 111111 110110 11111 110110 11111 111101 11100 11011 11111 1101110 110111 1101010 11110 11111 110111 110111 110111 110111 110111 11001 110111 10011100 11111 011010 111101 1101010 110110 111101 11111 101101 110101 110011 11111 110110 110011 10011 110101 100110 11100 111111 111111 11111 11111 11111 11100 1100010 11111 111110 11100 111110 110111 111000 11011 111110 1111 111010 11100 11111 11101 111111 100110 1111010 11111 1110110 111111 111111 110111 101101 110101 1001010 110101 1111010 111100 1101110 1111 1100010 11010 110101 11101 1110 10010 1101010 1110 1101010 11010 110101 11101 110111 11101 11111 111101 111101 11111 11011 1101 1101110 110111 10111 111111 110010 10111 1001010 11110 1101100 11100 1011010 110111 11110 11111 110110 11011 01101 110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 17
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 224
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 136
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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; i, gt, der, r, den are repeated.

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

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase tilbage connects the lines.

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  • summary of Borg-Ridderen;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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