This is an analysis of the poem Himmerigs Port Engang Fløi Op that begins with:

Himmerigs Port engang fløi op,
Det var i Tidernes Fylde,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXXXX XXXXXXX XXaXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10011011 1111001 1001111 101111 1111011 1010101 101011 11101101 111001 1011111 11111101 11111101 11111101 1001010 11111011 1011011 10111101 1011110 1001111 10111101 101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 204
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • 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:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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

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  • summary of Himmerigs Port Engang Fløi Op;
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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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