This is an analysis of the poem Aftensang [intet Blad Sig I Skoven Rører] that begins with:

Intet Blad sig i Skoven rører,
Ingen Larm og Støi jeg hører,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaXb XXXaXb XXcaXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111101 1011111 101 1101011 111011 11010 1011110 10101100 101 111011 111011 11010 1011001 1110001 101 11001011 111011 11001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

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

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

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Aftensang [intet Blad Sig I Skoven Rører];
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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