This is an analysis of the poem Til Nanna [du, Kun Du, Er Nu Min Trøst Paa Jorden] that begins with:
Du, kun du, er nu min Trøst paa Jorden,
Efter Lodden, mig herneden faldt;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXXXXaXaXXXXbbXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXcXcbbXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 30,15,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0100111110 101011001 1110110010 111010101 11111110 1110111010 10101011111 111101110 11011001 1111101110 10001011111 1101111 1111011 111011110 11011101 1111011 101011101 100110001 10111111 1111101 10110001 11111111 10110010 111110111 10010111 111111111 10101101 10101111 101001101 10111111 1110011110 111011111 101101100 11101110 101111111 111010111 11111101 1111111 11101111 111010011 111011001 11101011 101011101 111110101 101011100
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 836
- Average number of words per stanza: 156
- Amount of lines: 45
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
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; mig, er, fra are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words kun, f, fra are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ndte, ie are repeated).
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- summary of Til Nanna [du, Kun Du, Er Nu Min Trøst Paa Jorden];
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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