This is an analysis of the poem Jeg Gik Mig Ud En Sommerdag At Høre that begins with:

Jeg gik mig ud en Sommerdag at høre
Fuglesang, som Hjertet kunde røre...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXAXa aXXXX XXAXa XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXAXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110011 10011011 1011 10100 10111111 1111111 111111101 10111 101111 11111101 1111110011 10011011 1011 11101 1011011 1101111100 1011101010 11101 1011 111111011 11111101100 10111110 101110 101000 1011111100 11011010110 101111110 101110 10111110 111111111100 11111111111 10011011 1011 10100 111110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 149
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; i, re, som, mit are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Jeg Gik Mig Ud En Sommerdag At Høre;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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