This is an analysis of the poem Fra Timen, Livets Gud Os Sammenførte that begins with:

Fra Timen, Livets Gud os sammenførte,
Min Sjæl ei kunde sig fra din adskille....

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: XXXX XXXX XXX Xaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 110101110 111111110 1111111101 110111001 1110011111 110110001 111101101 110111101 01110011000 01111101 111101010 11011111010 1111010111 11110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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; os, jeg are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word du is repeated.

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

    The poet repeated the same word rte at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of Fra Timen, Livets Gud Os Sammenførte;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Bernhard Severin Ingemann