This is an analysis of the poem Asali [iii] that begins with:

Naar Haabets Vinger allernærmest løfte
Mig mod den Himmel, som jeg higer til,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101001 1111011101 110111110 11011111 11111111 11111111111 1111111110 110110111 1111111111 11111101 11111101110 11111111111 11111111110 11011111 111110110 11111101 1101111111 111101111 111111101 1111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; hun, mig, l are repeated.

    The author used the same word kan at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Asali [iii];
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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