This is an analysis of the poem Den Stille Glæde that begins with:
Hvorfor skal jeg vel sørge, hvorfor græde,
At Elskte ei den søde Lue kjender,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic tetrameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 101111101 11111110 1111111111 111110 101111101 11110011100 11110110 11011111 011111111 11010111 110101101 110100101 111111111 110101111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
- Average number of words per stanza: 28
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
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 speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; de is repeated.
The author used the same word hvorfor at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines de is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word de at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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- summary of Den Stille Glæde;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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