This is an analysis of the poem Saa Sød Er Jesu Hyrde-Favn that begins with:

Saa sød er JEsu Hyrde-Favn,
Hans Kald og blodig Iver,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXbbXX cXXXXXXX XXXXbXXa XXXXdXXa XXcXXXXX cXXXeeXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101011 1111010 1111111 1111100 11110111 111100 11111 011111 11011111 11111111 1101101 111111 1101110 1111111 111101 111110 1011101 111101 11111111 101111 111011 1011100 1111100 1111110 01111110 10111 11011101 11101 11110101 11111 1111010 011110 0111101 1111100 1111101 1111110 111100110 11010101 110111 11011 1111111 11111 1111100 111111 10011111 1111101 11111 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 238
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 51
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.

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  • summary of Saa Sød Er Jesu Hyrde-Favn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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