This is an analysis of the poem Til Balladebarden that begins with:

Da han holdt op at qvæde
Til Pindi stjernekronte Top,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X aXabXXXX XXcXXcXd eXeXXXfX XXXXXXgX hXhXXXXb XXXdXiXX XXgXXXXX XXXfjXjf XXXXXiXX cXXiXXXX XXhXXXhX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111111 1101001 110010 11010101 110101 1101011 11011110 1111101 1101110 1011111 0101111 11111101 1101001 1111110 11011101 1101101 11010101 111011 1111000 1101111 11011010 1111110 11101100 1111110 11010100 11010111 111001 11110010 1111111 10110100 0110101 1110101 011111 1101101 1101001 111101 11110011 11011011 100111100 1101011 11111010 1110101 1110100 111111 111111 1101111 1101101 1001111 11011110 11101110 11101110 110110 111101110 11110101 0100010 11110001 1101101 1111001 1101110 1101101 1111110 11011101 10001010 111001011 1111110 110110001 11011011 101100100 11010111 1001111 1001111 10111101 11110101 1011101 11111101 1111111 111011 1101111 10111101 110111 1111101 11111100 1110011 111111 11100011 11111101 11110110 11010111 1110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 229
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 89
  • 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:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; h, fra, de, hin, meer, end, en are repeated.

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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