This is an analysis of the poem Man Sig Forlover, Bytter Sin Ring that begins with:

Man sig forlover, bytter sin Ring,
For at fatte stadige Tanker....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXXXX XXXXbXXX XXbXbaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111001011 1111010 11011110 110010110 100101111 101111010 1111101 1011011100 1110011 111110100 111111011 101111000 10101111 11111011 10111110 1111101 11100101 11110011 10011101 101111011 111110111 1011110010 111000100 101100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 272
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; man, er are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Man Sig Forlover, Bytter Sin Ring;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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