This is an analysis of the poem Lesbias Øie Er Af Ild that begins with:

Lesbias Øie er af Ild
Men ingen veed for hvem det brænder;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXaXBXcXX XXXXdXdXbXXXX XeXeXaXaBXccX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,13,13,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101011 11011111 101101 10011010 101010 1101011 111111 11100110 1110100 11111010 11 110 110111010 101111 11010010 101111 10111110 1110111 110111000 101111 1111110 1110100 11001010 110 1001 01111010 1011110 111101011 11101111 11111011 1011101 11010101 1011111 01011101 1110100 1111010 111 1111 1101111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 364
  • Average number of words per stanza: 69
  • Amount of lines: 39
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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; min is repeated.

    The author used the same word lesbia at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The poet repeated the same word creina at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of Lesbias Øie Er Af Ild;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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