This is an analysis of the poem Der Gik Et Par Elskende that begins with:

Der gik et Par Elskende paa Vejen og sang,
Mellem tætte Gærder befriende det klang;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AaXXXaX XXXXXXX AaXXXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111011011 10111011 101010 101110 101111 11111 1011 11011011001 101111001 111010 111010 1010111 1111111 110111 11111011011 101111001 101010 10110 101111 111111 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 224
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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; den, d are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Der Gik Et Par Elskende;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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