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

I Kummer svunde bort din Ungdoms Dage,
Blandt Mindeglimt af spæd Uskyldighed,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXa XXXa XXXX XbXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111101 1100111000 11101110 101111 010111111 11110110 1101111110 01111 10111111 111011100 1101011111 11111 110101101 110111101 11001001 110101 1111011101 11101101 010011001 110000 1111011101 1111010111 111100100 100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • 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, fra, som are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word dig at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of Til Faye;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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