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

Luna! kierlige Møe! Elskovssyg-sødtblegnende Jomfrue, du!
Har du Foibos den stærkblussende Helt afløst paa Himmelen?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 25,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101011001010 1010110111100 10111111111111100 1111110110110 11011101111100 11111100110100 10100100111010 1110011011001100 11000101111100 111110100100 11101100011100 1100111111110 1011111011010 101011010110100 10111111010 11001101111000 1010111111101100 111011101111110 11111101111110 11001101110100 11110111111010 111110111101 101011101111110 11100100111111 11110110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1502
  • Average number of words per stanza: 271
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 59 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; din, du, af, skynd, dig, med are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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