This is an analysis of the poem Herrens Røst Er Over Vandet that begins with:

Herrens Røst er over Vandet,
Sjæle-Badet i Guds Ord,...

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: 10101010 110111 11111000 1010011 1110111 1111100 111111 10101010 111111 10111010 111101 1110110 1011101 1010101 10101110 101011 1111110 110001 1111110 111100 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 195
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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.

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

  • summary of Herrens Røst Er Over Vandet;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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