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

Ene jeg sidder paa Grøftekanten,
Skjult under Hyldens duftende Hang,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XAXa XXXX XXXX XaXa XXXX XAXa
  • 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: 11101100 11010101 101111000 11101001 101101010 1011011 11111110 100011101 10111000 110101110 100101110 100101100 11011111 1111111 011111110 11111101 111001111 11011101 1100011 0111101 11101100 11010101 101111111 1001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 133
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; r is repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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