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

En Bonde med sin Sædekurv -
det er for mig et Højtidssyn!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXX XaXaXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111110 1011110 11011111 1110101 11111100 1101111 10110101 1101111 1101111 11011101 1110111 11011111 111111 1110111 1110111 11110 11010111 11111 0101111 11010110 111011 1111100 11110011 11111011 111111 11111111 11110001 1101100 11111100 11111100 11011001 1110100 111110 1111100 0101111 1110011 1001110 10011100 0101111 11101 111110 1101111 11110111 111111 1101101 1101101 1101111 11111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 254
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 48
  • 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:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; og, det, gror, i, l are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words med, og, det, saa are repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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