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

Nu er der grønt og smukt paa Landet,
Nu kjøre Bønderne med Hø;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXaXX XXXbXcXc XXXXXXXX dXXeXXXX XXXdXaXX XXXeXXbX XfXfdXdd XXfXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111110 11111 110111000 1110111 1110101 01111101 1111011 11010110 11000110 110111 11011000 011111 11011111 111111 11111101 111011 110101000 11000101 110101100 1111101 10010101 101111 1111011 1111101 100101110 111000 01111110 11101101 11010100 1111110 10011110 1100010 1101111 11011111 111110 110101110 101101111 1111111 1111011 1111111 1101111 1111101 11010101 1101111 11010101 11011110 1011011 11111111 11001111 1011101 1111111 1111111 11111010 1111111 111101010 1111100 110100000 11011101 110101110 11011101 11101101 111111 110111 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 250
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 64
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; og, d, nu, om, i, jeg are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words nu, og, paa, om, jeg are repeated.

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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