This is an analysis of the poem C. Neergaard that begins with:

Paa Livets Tangenter, de sorte og hvide,
Du lystigt fra Barndoms-Landet udride!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXX XXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101000111 0101101010 011111100 1110111011 1111111011 111110 0101111011 11011111 11011011110 110111111 11011111001 1011111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 240
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; de, den, dig, og are repeated.

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  • summary of C. Neergaard;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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