This is an analysis of the poem Nanna that begins with:

Hvad blandt Himlens Fakler Aftenstiernen,
Hvad blandt Havets Perler Iriskiernen,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXa XXXXXX XXXXXaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,6,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101000 1110101000 111010111 111010111 11110101 11111111 111011010 101011000 1011111 11101001 1111011 1011111 1010001010 101111000 10110111 1010100100 1110110 11100100 1010111000 110111100 11101101 1011111 111000101 111011101 1011101000 1000100000 10001111 1111111 111010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 348
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; hvad, blandt, hun are repeated.

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

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

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

  • summary of Nanna;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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