This is an analysis of the poem Saa Gaar Nu Sielens Høyhed An that begins with:

Saa gaar nu sielens høyhed an,
Vor Jesus med sit legems man,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb XXXa XXcX XXdd XXee XXaa aXXX fXXf cXee XXfX Xaff bXaX XXXc Xghh XXXX XXcX XXgg fXbb XXXX XXee XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110101 11011101 11011101 1111101 1111101 1110111 1111110 1011111 1111100 11011101 11110111 1101100 11111101 1111100 11011111 11001110 11110111 1111111 1111101 111111 11110101 1111101 11011001 1111101 1111101 11010110 111011 11111001 1011111 1001110 11101101 1111011 1111101 1110101 1110101 11010111 111101 11110111 111111 1101110 1111110111 110110011 10111101 100111101 11101111 11111001 1101111 1111110 1101101 01110011 1111100 111111111 1111111 111111 1111101 1111111 11111101 01111101 1110111 111111 1101101111 11010111 110111111 1101111 1101111 1110111 1111111 11011111 11111101 11011010 11110111 1111101 11111100 111111 11111001 1111101 1111111 1101111 1111111 1011011 11110111 1111111 1111111 11111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 21
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 98
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; din, hans are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words hans, hvad are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines d, r are repeated).

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  • summary of Saa Gaar Nu Sielens Høyhed An;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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