This is an analysis of the poem Naar Aftenglands Og Morgenrøde that begins with:

Naar Aftenglands og Morgenrøde
Til Brudekys ved matte Stjerneskjær...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXA XXXA XXXa XbXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100110 11001110 10111001 101111110 111110001 11000011111 111111011 101111110 11011110110 10111011 11001111000 101111110 1001011011 101011011 100111101 101111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 152
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word naar 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.

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

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  • summary of Naar Aftenglands Og Morgenrøde;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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