This is an analysis of the poem Det Vaagnende Foraar that begins with:

Taagen splittes, Isen brister, Solen høit paa Himlen staaer,
Vintren paa sin hvide Ganger flygter for den unge Vaar,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXaa XXXX aXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010101011101 1011110101111 1111011011111 10101111010100 10111010111101 1111010110101 10111111111101 11111101110001 1101111010111 100011101010101 110110101111 110111101101 111011101110101 11101001011110 11111110111111101 111011101101 1101110101111 10110101110110 111010001010101 110111101100111 111110101111001 1011111010111 10101111111 1110111110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 225
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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