This is an analysis of the poem Oyvind's Song that begins with:
Lift thy head, thou undaunted youth!
Though some hope may now break, forsooth,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaa XXbb ccbb bbaa ddXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110101 11111110 10011110 11110010 11100101 10110101000 10010010 10010010 11111101 10110101 10011010 10010010 11111101 111001001 11011010 1111010 11111001 00111001 10011000 1011110
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Oyvind's Song;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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