This is an analysis of the poem En Skaal For Hver, Hvis Hjerte Og Hvis Haand that begins with:

En Skaal for Hver, hvis Hjerte og hvis Haand
paa Brødres Vink er altid villig rede,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111111111 111010101 1101110101 1100111101 110111111 11111101 1111110101 110111101 111110111 110111101 111110100 101011101 110110110 1111111111 111010101 11011110110 111111101 101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 233
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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; og, d are repeated.

    The author used the same word en at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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

  • summary of En Skaal For Hver, Hvis Hjerte Og Hvis Haand;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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