This is an analysis of the poem De Två Dragonerne that begins with:

Stål så hette en, den andra
Gick i fält med namnet Lod;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaXXXb XcXcXdXX efeXXfXX XXeXXXXX XdXdXaXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXc gXXXXXXX XXXXXgXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXed XhXaXbXX XhXXdXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXdXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110 1111101 110100 11111 1011101 1101 101011 11101 110011 1011101 101011 11001 10111000 10111 1111110 110 1111010 1100100 101110 110 1100110 10101010 1100111 111 11101100 101111 111110 11101 110101 11001 1111111 111 1011100 1110101 11111010 1111 1110111 11111 11111000 11001 1111 11011 1111 11111 11111110 11101 1110110 11011 11110010 11111 111110 10111 111111 11100 11111 1111 111111 111111 111101 11001 11101110 1111 10111110 1010111 111111 1110111 110111 10101 1111010 11101 01110110 11111 11011110 11111 11111100 11111 1111001 1111 111111 11101 111110 111111 1111010 1111 1110010 1111 11101110 11001 1111010 101011 1110100 1011 1111010 1101 1010101 11101 1110101 110111 1110111 11110 11101110 10111 1111010 11110 11101010 111111 100110 1111 101111 10111 111111 11111 1111101 10111 1110111 1111 1111011 11000 1111101 10111
  • Amount of stanzas: 15
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 202
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 120
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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; n, r, han, f are repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of De Två Dragonerne;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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