This is an analysis of the poem Salomons Sang I Gilead that begins with:

Din Deilighed staaer for min Sjæl hver Stund;
Din Skjønheds Speil er al Verdens Pryd for mit Øie:...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaX bXbX XXXX aXXX aXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1100111111 1110110111111 111111111 1110011001101 110110111 1111011101 1101111001 1110101011111 11111101 111101101010 111111 1111010100001 100101111 111111111111 1100111001 0111111111000 1100101101 111100111001 1100111111 111111100111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 185
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Salomons Sang I Gilead;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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