This is an analysis of the poem Inde I Skoven that begins with:

Ud fra de tætte Stammer
Kom, dæmpet, mig i Møde...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXaXX XXXaXXbXX XXXbXXaXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110 11111 11001 100001 11111 11110 101101 100111 11011111 11011 11011111 110111 110111 1101101 01100 110101 10111 1010 1101111 11110010 1111010 11111 1111110 111111 111101001 11111 1101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 228
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words den, jeg are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Inde I Skoven;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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