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

Som Maanen lyste Lampen,
Hvor vi fortroligt sade,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110 111001 110010 110010 110010 11111 110001 11100 100111 110110 1111110 010100 111111 1101010 11111 1101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 95
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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