This is an analysis of the poem Kornmod that begins with:

Det er favnende Nat over øde Kjær;
Lysene slukkes i ensomme Ruder....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXX aXXXX bXbXX aXXXX XXXXX XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101011001 101011010 1010111010 1010 1110 111011101011 1010110010 101101101 110 1110 10100101 101111011 10101111 1011 1110 10111011 1111110 11011101 1010 1110 100100101 111000101 1011101 101 10110 11011111 1111111 1011101 110 1110
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 151
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; det, er are repeated.

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

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

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

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