This is an analysis of the poem O Himmelske Udsigt Fra Kirke-Bjerg that begins with:

O himmelske Udsigt fra Kirke-Bjerg!
Du rækker til Saligheds-Byen,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX aXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010111 0111001 111011101 111011 111001111 11001110 110111000 111110010 11111111 110111100 11010110 11101010 111111001111 1110101 1101111101 11111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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.

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

  • summary of O Himmelske Udsigt Fra Kirke-Bjerg;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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