This is an analysis of the poem Længsel Med Potterne that begins with:

Hist hvor man kun seer Lyngen groe,
Der laves Jydepotter jo!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXX XaXXXX XabbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111101 11010001 1101101 11010101 111101100 110101010 1111110 11000001 111111 111111 11110111 11111111 1111111 110111 11100111 1100111 1101011 11111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 190
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; laves, han are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines rer, mme are repeated).

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  • summary of Længsel Med Potterne;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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