This is an analysis of the poem Kom, Skab Os Om, Gud-Helligaand that begins with:

Kom, skab os om, Gud-Helligaand!
Du kiender Hjertets dybe Grund!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa aXXa XXaX aaXX XbXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111100 0101011 1101111 1111111 0011111 0011101 00101101 111111 10010011 110110 01001101 110111 1011111 11011111 11100111 11110100 111111 111011 11110110 1111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 119
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; du, og, er, os are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words du, giv are repeated.

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

  • summary of Kom, Skab Os Om, Gud-Helligaand;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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