This is an analysis of the poem Middagen that begins with:
Alt Dagens Melodrama sig udfolder.
Med Sang og Klang og festlig der fremskrider,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX aaXa XXX XXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11010101100 11111101100 11000101100 1101100010 1111110010 110110110 110101100 1101110110 11011111 11100100100 1101111100 11111111 11111111010 11110001010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; og is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word og is repeated.
The author used the same word alt at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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