This is an analysis of the poem I Et Exemplar Af Min Psyche that begins with:

Nu, da snart, paa Floras Bud
Vintren flyer for Vaar og Sommer,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXXXXXXX XXXXXaaXXX XXXXXXXXXX cddccaXXXa XeXXXeeXXe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,10,10,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101 101011110 1111110 111011 11001 11111110 10111010 1001110 111100 1110110 1111101 110111 1110101 1101101 111110 111101 101111 101011 11011 111111 11111 11101110 11111010 1110101 111101 1011101 1110111 111111 111111 1111101 1111111 1010101 111111 10111111 1110111 111111 11111 111111 110111 1011111111 11101110 101111 1010101 10011010 10101110 1110011 111011 1111101 111111111 1000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 291
  • Average number of words per stanza: 56
  • Amount of lines: 50
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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; nu, da are repeated.

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

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

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

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  • summary of I Et Exemplar Af Min Psyche;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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