This is an analysis of the poem Du! Du! Du Søde! that begins with:

Du! Du! Du Søde!
Du Smekkre! Hvide!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0001 011 010 1111 11111 1110 11 111101 10011 1100011 1110 1111111 1110 110100 111000 11001 1101111 111111 11111 1111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 472
  • Average number of words per stanza: 90
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; du, din are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words du, som, med, jeg, din are repeated.

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

  • summary of Du! Du! Du Søde!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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