This is an analysis of the poem Seerinden Debore that begins with:

Om Helte mange
I Karmels Land...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXXX XXXXXXa XbXbXXa XXXXXXa XaXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX aXXXXXX XXXXXXX XaXaXXX XcXXcXX XaXaXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111 1101 111 1111 1110 111 111101111 1110 1100 1111 1101 111 1101 1010011 11010 1101 1110 111 11000 1100 10101111 1101 1100 1110 1110 1101 1111 10110111 1101 1111 11110 1101 111 111 11100100 101 1111 1101 1100 1101 1110 11101101 1111 1101 1111 1111 11110 11110 11011111 101 1100 01010 1101 11010 1110 110011100 1110 1101 11000 1101 1110 1110 11011100 1110 1111 1010 1111 1111 1110 111101101 1110 1111 11010 1111 1101 1111 11011001 11010 1101 11010 111 111 1101 1111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 85
  • Average number of symbols per line: 18 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

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

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

    The poet repeated the same word raad 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 Seerinden Debore;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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