This is an analysis of the poem Du Evige Gud, Saa Kjærlig Og God! that begins with:

Du evige Gud, saa kjærlig og god!
Send Du mig dit Lys for min usikkre Fod,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 01011111 1011111101 111111111111 01010111 100110101 1101111110 10101010111 01110111 1101111010 11111111001 110010001 11110110110 11111111110 110000100 11101111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 607
  • Average number of words per stanza: 129
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (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; du, er, i, jeg are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ren is repeated).

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  • summary of Du Evige Gud, Saa Kjærlig Og God!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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