This is an analysis of the poem Grisene that begins with:

Skammer Jer, Børn, vort Liv er for kort,
til vi med Lege tør fjase det bort....

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: aaXXXX XXbbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111011 11111111 111111010 101110110 111110001 1110101 101011001 101111 101101001 10111111 110101 111111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 211
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; det is repeated.

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

  • summary of Grisene;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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