This is an analysis of the poem Karup Aa that begins with:

Nu bleges Himlen, for Sol er nede,
og alt har Kvæget ædt Bugen trind;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XaXXXXXX XXXXXaXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXaXX XXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101101 11111101 11011111 11101101 1100011010 11001110 110001110 11110101 11101100 110101101 11001101 1110100 110101110 11101110 110011000 110001101 1101011000 11011111 1101011000 1111111 11101110 110101101 110100110 11101101 010101101 11010111 11011111 1111101 10111000 1100011010 111011010 11111101 110101111 110101101 11011101 11011101 111010110 1001011010 1111011010 111001101 110111110 100111101 101111010 11001100 111101110 111011100 11111110 11001101 110101101 1111111 1011111 11011101 110101110 11111000 110111 11111101 110101110 11111101 1101011000 11000111 110111110 1111011010 111011110 11111101 0111011 110101111 111111101 110101101 111011110 11111110 00111111110 01100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 279
  • Average number of words per stanza: 54
  • Amount of lines: 72
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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; sset, og, han are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines sset is repeated).

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

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  • summary of Karup Aa;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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