This is an analysis of the poem Jeg Vaagner Om Natten Og Skriger that begins with:

Jeg vaagner om Natten og skriger:
Messias, Messias, min Gud ......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaXXX XXXXXX aXXaXX XaXaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110110 101011 11110110 1101111 1101110111 101 1111110 11101101111 1101111101 11011011 1110100111 111100100 11101101 11011011001 1101110101 111011000 110110111111 110100111111 11111110110 1101101101 111111101 111111100 10101111101 10101011011 1010111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 230
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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

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

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

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

  • summary of Jeg Vaagner Om Natten Og Skriger;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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