This is an analysis of the poem Romance [jeg Mærker Det Ved Høilys Dag] that begins with:

Jeg mærker det ved høilys Dag,
Og mangen eensom Nat,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXXXXX XXXaXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101 110101 1101011 011110 11111110 11111 11010110 100110 1101111 1111110 111011111 11101 11011101 1111 1111101 110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 226
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; og, r are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Romance [jeg Mærker Det Ved Høilys Dag];
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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