This is an analysis of the poem Det Lukkede Land that begins with:

Vi red i Landet, hvor Sol stod op,
I Ørknens Sand og ved Havets Vove,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaX XXXX XbXb XXXX cXcX bXcX bXXX dXdX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101111 11111101 11011111 1110101 11111001 111100110010 11110101 110110010 111101111 11010101 11010111 11011001 1111111 110001100 111110111 11001010 110110111 110101100 11011111 100110000 11111101 1100111011 1111111 11011010 11110111111 1111011010 1111100001 11111110 110111111 11011100 110111001 11111110 110111101 111101111 11011111 1111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 146
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; og, i, fra, hvor, ved, et, d, jeg are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, og, hvor, et are repeated.

    The author used the same words vi, mig at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Det Lukkede Land;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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