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

Jeg har rejst! — Jeg har været i fremmede Byer!
Jeg har klavret tilfjelds mod de flyvende Skyer;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbbcc XXXXXd XXXXXX eeffXX XXdXXX XXXXaX dXXXXX gXhhXX XXeeXX XXffXX aXXXXX XXeXXX XXcXff XXXXXX XXaaXg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111111010 11101010101 10110111101 101111110001 1101111011 11101101101 11110111101 11100101 11111111 111011010 110111001 110011010011 11001111111 1111011111 1111110111 100101111 1011111111 1010111101 11101101101 11111011011 101010110011 1010000101 1111111111 11111111011 11111111011 11101110001 1010111001 1101101100 111111101 1110101101 10111101011 1111111011 1110101110 11101111001 11101011000 101011111 111110110111 11111100111111 11101110101 1110101010 111111111011 1111101111 111011111011 11111111110 101010111 101111111 11100111101 10111011111 1111111101 101101111111 1011011111 11111111111111 101011011010 1110101000 111011001011 10101110101 101011101 110001111001 111111011011 11101101000 111111111010 1111110110 111111111111 111110111111010 111011111001 111000110010 011010011011 11111111011 11101111101 01111111110 1111011111 11111100101 11111111010 111110111 1111111011011 11111111111 11111111101 111111111111101 1111111111 1111111101 1111111111 10101111101 1010101101 1111111101111 1111111111110110 11011111011 1110111110110 11111110010 111111101010 10101011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 15
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 265
  • Average number of words per stanza: 55
  • Amount of lines: 90
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • 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; jeg, har, og, i, for, det, du, k, over, et, de, paa, er, der, dets, naar are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words jeg, i, for, over, og, om, naar, eller, o are repeated.

    The author used the same words jeg, og at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines k, er, m, d, r are repeated).

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

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

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