This is an analysis of the poem Jeg Veed Et Evigt Himmerig that begins with:

Jeg veed et evigt Himmerig,
Hvor ei for Guld det røde...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXa XXXX XXba XXXX XXXX XXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110100 111111 11101101 111111 1111001 111111 1111110 111111 1011000 1101110 111111 111110 11111111 11111 11111101 11111 11111110 111101 1101110 11111 1111111 1011110 11001111 111110 1111101 110111 11011101 11110
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 109
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (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; vi is repeated.

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

  • summary of Jeg Veed Et Evigt Himmerig;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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