This is an analysis of the poem Sivald Og Thora that begins with:

Fra Thoras ömme elskovsfulde Bryst
sleed Sivald sig med fæl og grusom Latter;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX bXXX caXX dXdX cXXX XaXa eXea dXXX XXXX XXbb fXfc XXXX XXXX aXXX XXXX aXaX XXXX cXXX cXcX fXfa cXcX XgXg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101111001 11011111010 10011101 1001100110 111111101 11111011 11111100 11111101 11111111 11110101110 111101110 11110111100 11111001 11011111 111111111 1111111 111101101 101100111 110101110 11111011 1100100111 110101110 110111001 11011110 11101111 110010110010 110101111 110111010 1010111 1100011111 1101111100 111110111 1101000101 111111011 1101010111 110111011 1101011110 111111011 1100111101 1111111011 11111101 1101011111 101111001 111101101 111100111 1001010110 11011001 01111001000 11100111 110101110 111111101 111111001 011100100 011011110 110111000 1111110110 11011011 1111010110 1100111101 1001111101000 1011011000 111000110100 101011100 11111111 1110110111 011110101 101101111 11110011 111101111 110111111 1100111101 11110101100 110111011 111010111 111010100 101101110100 1101001101 11101110110 1101111 110001110 110101101 11010111 111011100 1100011101 100101111 100101111 11001110 1101001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 22
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; han, et, jeg, de, nu are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Sivald Og Thora;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Adam Oehlenschläger

Advertisement