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

Hør, hvor Fløiter og Strængene
Sprede Tonerne sødt,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX aXXX XXXX XbXb XXXX XXXX XXXb XXXX XXXX acac cXcX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111011 1101 1110110 101111 1111100 1010001 1101100 1111 00111100 11011 1001110 111001 101101 10111 1011000 11101 11111100 1010001 1101100 1111 10111 11111 110011 111111 111000 111001 101100 11101 1110110 110011 1011110 101101 1110110 101111 1010100 11101 11111100 1010001 1101100 1111 11010 100011 101110 111101 11001001 101101 1110101 11010 1010101 1111 1011101 101111 111100 1111 111100 111101 11111100 1010001 1101100 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 15
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 104
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 60
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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; og is repeated.

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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