This is an analysis of the poem Den Elsktes Nærhed that begins with:

Jeg mindes Dig, naar Morgensolen brænder
Paa Havets Bly;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xaba XXXX XXXX XXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101110001 1101 11011101010 111 11111111 111 111110101 1101 1111101010 1101 110110110 1101 11101101110 0011 110111110 1100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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 author used the same word jeg at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Den Elsktes Nærhed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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