This is an analysis of the poem Sang For Det Danske Folk that begins with:

Opmand Dig, Du Danske! lad Verden dog sé,
at ej Du vanslægted i Tiden....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXaX abab aXXX XcXc dbdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010111011 11010110 1101101111 111110110 110101101 1101101 110111001 1111011 110111101 111111 111111101 1101101 111111101 11110110 11111111 11010110 111111001 11111011 1111101000 11101000 1111111111 110111 110111101 1111011 110111111 10111010 1111111001 110110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 143
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; vi is repeated.

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

    The author used the same word vi at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Sang For Det Danske Folk;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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