This is an analysis of the poem Kjesten Og Kræn Kresten that begins with:

Kjestens Ko
var saa god som to,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXXX aaXXX aaXXX bXXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101 11110 110110110 11111100 11011110 101 01111 11111011 11101101100 111010000 101 11111 11110111 1011011111 110101111100 101 11101 11010110 110111101 10111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; i is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word men is repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase kjesten connects the lines.

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

  • summary of Kjesten Og Kræn Kresten;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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