This is an analysis of the poem Et Svar Til Min Svoger that begins with:

At oversætte Byron!
— Søde Bro'er!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXbXbXXXXcXdX XXbXXXXX XXXbbXX XXXXaXXX XXXXXXXX XXXcXXXX efefdX XXXXaXXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,8,7,8,8,8,6,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010 110 101001110 1101010111 110111110 1101101 11010111 111110100 110011 110111010 100110 011110 11001101 1111011000 1111011100 10011111 111111 1101110 1010010110 11110010 11011101 1100110010 1011111 100110110 11001011 1111000111 1111011011 1110011111 1100110111 111111 1101011111 111000010 1101010111 1111001111 10101111 1111111101 11011101 111110101 11110110 1100111 0110011110 110101011 1101111110 1101111101 10101110 1101110101 110001110 111111101 100111110 11111111 11110110 1100101 110101100 1101110 110111111 111101111011 10111101 1111000111 11111011 1111101010 1111010110 011101110010 0111111101 00111101010 110101100 1100111 111001 1110011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 302
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 68
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; de, kirke, en, med, i, du 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 de, ved are repeated).

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

  • summary of Et Svar Til Min Svoger;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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