This is an analysis of the poem Dækker Gud Nu Bord I Ørken that begins with:

Dækker Gud nu Bord i Ørken,
Som det før i Psalmen lød!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXX XaXaXXX XXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111111 1111101 1011110 1011101 1111110 11111010 101011 1011111 111011 1110100 101101 1100110 10101110 1010101 11111010 1100111 1010110 111011 10111110 11101100 1111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 203
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • 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:

    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, nu are repeated.

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  • summary of Dækker Gud Nu Bord I Ørken;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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