This is an analysis of the poem Uskyldige Ønsker that begins with:

En Sommerfugls Vinge
Var tidt mit Begjær;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXaXXX XbXbXXXX XXXcXXXX XXcXXXXa XXXXXbXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001 111111 1111 11110 11001 1001 11111 1111 11011 1101 1111 110111 1001 111 1110 1101 111 1111 0111 1111 1111 1101 111 11111 11111 1101 1101 1101 110110 11001 11010 0101 10011 11011 0111 1111 1111 11001 1111 11001 1110 11001 11001 1101 1101 1101 1111 11111 1111 11111 11011 1011 1111 11111 10001 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 161
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 56
  • Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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