This is an analysis of the poem Rosen Paa Kisten that begins with:

See Sørgetoget gjennem Gyden gaaer,
Det er et deiligt Solskin, Lærken slaaer,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX aaXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 110010101 101101011 110000111 111110101 1100111101 110011111 1101010111 110111111 111011101 11111011 1111110 11111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 152
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ved, hun, dr, hvad are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words ved, hvad are repeated.

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