This is an analysis of the poem Naar Dybt I Nattens Lune Skjød that begins with:

Naar dybt i Nattens lune Skjød
Dit Hoved du til Hvile bringer,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111011 11001110 0101111 11011010 011110 111011 1111011 01111001 1001111 1101111 10010111 1101001 1111111 110101110 111110 100111100 11011111 1101110 1001101 110111110 111111 1110111 1111011 11110001 11011101 111101100 11011101 11111010 111111 111100110 1101101 1010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 122
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • 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; du is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word det is repeated.

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

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  • summary of Naar Dybt I Nattens Lune Skjød;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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