This is an analysis of the poem Men Saa — Jeg Nægter Ei — Var Det Ret Yndigt that begins with:

Men saa — jeg nægter ei — var det ret yndigt
At høre Dannerfolk paa Mark og Enge...

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1111111110 111001111 1010111 1111010111100 11110110 01110101111 11011011 1101011110 10011101 1101001110 1101010101 1011110011 01010001100 11101111000
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 150
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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; du is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines nge is repeated).

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  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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