This is an analysis of the poem Vor Klippe Vi Slippe Umuelig that begins with:

Vor Klippe vi slippe umuelig,
Førend os Hielpen er sendt;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXa XbXbXXba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111100 111001 1111100 1001010 1011110 1111010 111110 1111 111101 111001 101111 111011 01011011 01111111 1101111 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 221
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; vi is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word du is repeated.

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

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