This is an analysis of the poem Avis Aux Lectrices that begins with:

Jeg savner noget! — skal jeg Navnet sige?
Det er just ikke af en sjelden Slags;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101011101 101111101 11011111 1101111111 111101101 101110110 111111111 111101111 1010111100 11111111 1010001101110 1111111111 1101110111 11111111 11111111 1101101111 111111111 11111101 1111111 110111110 111111111 11011111 1011111 1111110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 318
  • Average number of words per stanza: 68
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • 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; jeg, maa, man, for, en are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Avis Aux Lectrices;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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