This is an analysis of the poem Mennesket Har Og Et Bryst that begins with:

Mennesket har og et Bryst,
Og et Hjerte kan han eie,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXa XXXXXX XXXXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001111 111111 111111 111101 1110110 11 1111101 111111 1111101 111110 1111111 110 1011111 111110111 0110111 111011 111101 11
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 151
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; og is repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word vi at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of Mennesket Har Og Et Bryst;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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