This is an analysis of the poem Den Dag, Vi Fødtes, Bliver Os En Fest that begins with:

Den Dag, vi fødtes, bliver os en Fest,
Et Høidepunkt imellem Livets Dage,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXXXaXXXXXXXXXXXbXXXXXXXXXcXXXcXXXXXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 40,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111110111 1100100101 110111111 110111110 111101111 11100111 1110011111 110111101 1011111001 1011110010 1111011111 11101000 110101101 110011101 1011111101 1111001010 1001001100 11111111 1111111 1000110010 1111101110 111111101 110110001 1001111110 1111110000 110111101 10110011101 1101011111 1111110111 101011111 100111101 111100110000 1101011101 11000101000 111110111 1011111110 1101011100 1001000111 111010111 110101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1586
  • Average number of words per stanza: 291
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Den Dag, Vi Fødtes, Bliver Os En Fest;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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