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

Hun ser ham i Øjet,
Hun vil læse sig til...

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: XXXX aXaX XaXX XbXX XbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111 11111 11011 11101 110011 1101 11011 11011 11011 1111 1111 11110 11110 1101 111110 11011 1111 11011 110111 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 85
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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