This is an analysis of the poem I Bergen — V that begins with:

Tys mit Hjerte. Hvad Du gav,
Gav Du villig hen og gerne;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111101 1010111 1111111 1011101 111111 1110111 1111110 0010101 1110011 111011 1011111 111010 1110101 1111101 1111110 111111 11111 1110111 11111 101011 101111 1111100 1111110 111111 11111101 001110 1011101 1110100 111011 101000 1010111 1110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 261
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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, er, der, jeg are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words og, hvor, naar are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines de is repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase gav connects the lines.

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