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

Herskerinde, siig, hvad hviske
Dine Rosenlæbers Rødme?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXX X XXXXXX X XXXXXX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,1,6,1,6,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100111 11001 10101 101101 101101 1011100 11111 1111110 11001 101110 1000101 11011 101100 11111 11110 10101000 1110001 111000 11111 11110 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 93
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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; kysse, de, i are repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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