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

Du sang Niels Ebbesen, at Dansken kunde prise
Den Skjald, han elsked' alt for Dødens Vuggevise....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01110011011 11110111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 95
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 2
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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