This is an analysis of the poem Dødning-Gud Er Ei Vor Drot that begins with:

Dødning-Gud er ei vor Drot,
Han er Livets Herre,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXXXX bcXcddX XdXXXeX XXXXffX dXdXXXX XXeXeXX ddeXXXX XXeXeeX XXbXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXaXeXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111 101010 1011111 1111 1110101 1111111 11110 1010111 111 1011101 1111 101010 1011101 1111 111101 101110 11111 101110 1010111 110101 11000 101111 11101 111101 101 1010111 10111 1111 1011111 1101 111111 10101 1110111 101111 1111 111011 1111 101011 1111 111111 1010111 10111 110111 11110 110111 11110 1011111 11111 1111 111111 111110 110111 1111 1110111 111111 11110 1111100 11111 1101111 11011 11110 111101 10110 1110111 1110 111111 1110 11111 101011 1111 111111 11000 1011000 11110 101111 101111 11111 11101110 1011 11111 1111 111101 110111 10110 1110101 100110 111001 11110 1011101 11111 1110 101010 11111 1011101 1111 1101111 10111 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 201
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 105
  • 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; d, mod are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words mod, laane are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Dødning-Gud Er Ei Vor Drot;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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