This is an analysis of the poem St. Elena, Iii that begins with:

Disse Blomster, jeg fik af det syge Barn,
Bærer jeg nu paa mit Bryst....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXa XXXXXX XXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111111 11111111 10101011 110111011 11111111 111010110 111101011011 10111101 1101111100 10101011 11111111 10101101 11110110 1011110 110010 101010011 11011011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 203
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; og is repeated.

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  • summary of St. Elena, Iii;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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