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

Der var mere i mit Hjerte
End sædvanlig, kan jeg tro;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXXX XXaXa XbXXX abXXX aXaXX XXaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,5,5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111111 110111 111110 10110 1 11101000 111111 11111 11111 1 11110110 1110101 10111110 1111 1 1101110 1011100 11101000 1001111 1 1110110 11111 10011 1010101 1 1111000 1110110 111101110 111111111100 1 1110110 1010111 10100010 0110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 116
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 34
  • 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; var, jeg are repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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