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

Der staaer en deilig Have med alle Blomsters Pragt;
Hver livlig Sjæl fornemmer dens tryllende Magt:...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaX aXbX XXXX XXXb XXaX
  • 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: 11110111101 11011001101 11101011101 1010001101 111111111 11110011001 11110011111 11110110111 1111110110101 11011001101 11010110111 111000011111 111111111111 11011011111 11110111100 11011011111 100111110001 11100011111 10011111101 100101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 181
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; alle, med, og, den, han are repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of Tryllehaven;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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