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

Den femte Marts er kommen igjen,
Men hvor er vor og Musernes Ven,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXX XaXXXXb XXXXXXX XXbcbcX dXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXdeXe XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XabXXXb XXeXXXX XXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101010 110111001 1111011 110101101 1101001 110101101 1001010 100111111 110011100 1100101 111110101 11101001 11011011000 101101 111101101 11011101 110111 110101101 110101 11011111 101101 111110111 110110110 1100011 110101111 110101 1111011 11100 11111001 1111111 110111 111111 111110 1111111 10110 11110111 11111101 110111 1111110 110101 11110101 1101101 1111111 11111010 1111010 11011111 111110 11111110 10110110 11111111 111111000 110111 1111111 1111110 110101111 101011 1100111111 11111101 111111 1110101000 1001101 1111111 1111111 111101101 111111011 1110111 1101110110 1010111 11011110 1110001 0101101011 010100111 1011110 1100101111 01011010 1111011 1111110 110001101 1110111 11001010 110111101 11010010 111011111 1101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 228
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 84
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; han, hans, en, du, er are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words hvor, snart, han, naar are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase forstod connects the lines.

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

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