This is an analysis of the poem Barnet Og Den Gamle Gaard that begins with:

Der laa paa Toften en gammel Gaard
med vinde Vægge og side Tage...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX aXaX XaXX bXXa XXXX XcXc XXXX XXXX XXbX bXbX XXbX XXXX XaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101101 111111 110101101 111011 1111111 1110111 110110101 110111 11111110 11111111 1110111 111011 11111111 111011010 110101111 11010110 1011111 11000111 11101110 011101 11110100 11010110 1111111 11010010 011111 0110011 01011101 11101 1011011010 11011111 010101101 1111010 00110111 11010100 111101101 011010 11111101 1111111 010110111 1011011 11011101 1111111 110101101 111011 10111111 101101101 111100111 11011111 110111111 11010111 110111101 1101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 129
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 52
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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, og, de, gamle, i, du are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words og, han, de are repeated.

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

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