This is an analysis of the poem Hørt Det Har Jeg, Han Opstod that begins with:

Hørt det har jeg, Han opstod,
Graven ei min Frelser giemmer,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110 10111010 111111 10111100 1110111 1011111 1010111 11001110 1000101 101111 1110100 101110 111111 111101 1001101 11001 110111 1111010 1011101 10111111 110110 110111 1111000 10101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ei is repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of Hørt Det Har Jeg, Han Opstod;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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