This is an analysis of the poem Himlene, Herre, Fortælle Din Ære that begins with:

Himlene, Herre, fortælle din Ære,
Mesteren prises af Hvælvingen blaa,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010111 100101101 1011011001 111111 1111111110 1111111 1110111110 1110011001 1011011101 111111111 11111101 111010011 1011011010 101101101 101111110 101101101 111111111 1011010011 1011001111 101001101 11110110110 10011110 1011001110 11111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 300
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; der, din, i are repeated.

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

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