This is an analysis of the poem Ik Dank U Voor Drij Rozen that begins with:

Ik dank U voor drij rozen
uit lieve hand gekregen...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbXXXXX XXaa XXXbaa XXaX XXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,6,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110 111100 11010111 11001 11100111 1111 1000 11010111 11010001 1111100 1110101 0111010 11010100 11111101 1110111 1111111 1101101 1110111 11011111 00111000 1010101 110110010 11011101 11111111 10011001 11111110 1011011 11011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 163
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; de, van, die are repeated.

    The author used the same word zij at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Ik Dank U Voor Drij Rozen;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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