This is an analysis of the poem Kom, Lad Os Tømme Et Bæger Paany that begins with:

Kom, lad os tømme et Bæger paany,
Ei af det Væld, som udsprang under Staven,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111110 11111101010 111101110 1001011011 1011111010 110011110 1011011010 1110111000 11111001 1110100110 1011011111 1110100100 1111111100 111101001 0111010110 100101101 11111111110 1011110110 1011010010 101111111 101011011 11111011 11110111 111111111 101111111 11111111 10110111110 1110110010 11001111 1101011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 194
  • Average number of words per stanza: 38
  • Amount of lines: 34
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; os, og are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word styrke at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of Kom, Lad Os Tømme Et Bæger Paany;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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