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

Hvad vil du mig, du stolte Sommerstraale?
Jeg Sympathie med dig har aldrig havt....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXX aXXXXXbb XXXXXXXX cXXXcXXX XXdcXcXX bXXXXXdd aeXeaXXX XXXXXXXX XcXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101100 110111101 11111111 111011101 110101111 111110101 1101111111 1110101101 1111001 100100010 111011111 101101011 01011101 11111101 110111111 110101111 10101111 111111111 110110001 100110111 1100111111 0101010111 111111100 1101011100 1111111 1101110101 111110111 1110011101 111111011 110011001 111101111 1101011110 11010111010 011101010 111010110 110111111 111111110 1101111111 1100111110 10010111010 1100111 111001110 11111010 11001001 1111111 1100111111 1111001110 110010010 110111101 110110111 110101011 11011111 110110011 11111101 11111010010 1110101110 111111001 1111011111 11011101010 1101110101 111010111 11011100 11101110 111011111 111011101 11110111 11010011 11001100 1111111 110111011 1111010110 1101111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 310
  • Average number of words per stanza: 61
  • Amount of lines: 72
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; og, hvor, din, for, skal are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words og, hvor, ak, for, din are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines rke, ye, de are repeated).

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

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

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