This is an analysis of the poem Dødens Aftensang that begins with:
Tordner buldred, Bølger bruuste,
Solen skiulte sig i Mørk;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XaXa XbXb cdXd Xcec XXXX XXXX XXeX XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101011 101111 111101 110101 1110101 11101 1110101 10111100 101011111 1010111 1110111 111111 1011110 11111 1011110 101011 1111001 101101 11111 1110101 11101010 111101 1111010 111111 111101 11011 1110111 1010101 111111 111111 1110111 101111 111011 11111 1110101 110111 11111 111101 1111111 101111 1110110 1011001 11110 1101010
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 44
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; min, en, den, see, h are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words see, h are repeated.
The author used the same words tordnen, see, h at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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