This is an analysis of the poem Naar Levede Nanna? [dengang Mellem Alle Nære, Fierne] that begins with:

Dengang mellem alle nære, fierne
Himmellys i Nattens dybe Blaa...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XaXaX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,5,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic tetrameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1010111 10011011 10100011 10111011 10111100 101111 1110101000 1100101 101110100 1011001 111010100 10111011 10010010 10110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of Naar Levede Nanna? [dengang Mellem Alle Nære, Fierne];
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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