This is an analysis of the poem Oldtids Huuslige Liv that begins with:
Ak, hvor romantisk smiler dog det Bjælkehuus i Dalen!
Med deiligt skaaret Halm og Hø er Gulvet strøet i Salen,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11100101110110 110101110101110 1110011110011 10010101110110 1001111110 10110011110111 11010111111100 1011111111100 11011101111010 10111011101110 1101011111110 010110111011 11011011101111 11011010110111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 754
- Average number of words per stanza: 153
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 11
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; det, i are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines mme is repeated).
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