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

'k Vond z'in Vlaanderen, waar geen hand
Zegent d'idealen...;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 120
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ver, van, 't, de are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word 't is repeated.

    The author used the same word 'k 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 Vondelingskens;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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