This is an analysis of the poem Nu Bort Med Alskens Politik that begins with:

Nu bort med alskens Politik,
og lad os passe vores Drik!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaabXcc dXXXXXXX XXXeXbdX XXeeXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110100 11111101 1111101 11111 1101110 11011100 1101111 100111 11010111 0110110 11011111 110101 11011111 11111011 111101 110101 1101101 11101100 11011101 111000 1111111 11010101 11001011 101111 1111101 1101111 11010100 111100 11111111 111100 111111 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 222
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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; og, i are repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of Nu Bort Med Alskens Politik;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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