This is an analysis of the poem Den Helt, Som Knuste Dødens Magt that begins with:

Den Helt, som knuste Dødens Magt,
Han gik, alt som Han havde sagt,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXX XaXaaXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111111 1111111 110010 1101100 1101010 11001 1111 11111 111 1110001 1111011 110011 110010 1110111 11110101 10010 1101 11101110 111 101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 511
  • Average number of words per stanza: 100
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Den Helt, Som Knuste Dødens Magt;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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