This is an analysis of the poem Det Daarlige Gifter-Maal that begins with:

At giftes vel og gifte sig
Er tvende som u-lige;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXa XXbc dXdX XXXX XXeX XcXc XXXX XXXX XXdX fXfc fXXe fXXX XeXe Xcgc XXXX XXXX XXXX gXgX XXXX XXXX bXXX XXeX XfdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101111 01111 1111100 111101 1101111 110100 1111111 111110 111111 1111010 11110111 11110 1111111 1101110 11010111 1101100 11111101 110111 1101011 110100 1111101 111010 11110011 1101010 1111111 110111 1111101 11111 1110111 1100110 11111111 1111100 0111111 1111100 11010011 110100 11011101 1111010 11010101 10110 11010101 11100 1101010 110111 10010111 1101010 11110101 110110 11011001 11101 11111110 110111 11010101 1010010 11010101 111110 11011111 11011 10010111 100010 101111 11110 1110101 111111 11110111 1001100 11110011 1111110 10001101 110111 11010111 110111 11001110 1100100 10110100 1110010 1101011 110010 111111 1111010 10110111 1011110 11010111 1111110 11011101 10100 11000101 1101110 0111111 110111 1111111 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 23
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 110
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 92
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; hun, at, og are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words hun, f are repeated.

    The author used the same word at 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 Det Daarlige Gifter-Maal;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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