This is an analysis of the poem Sidder Rolig I Jerusalem that begins with:

Sidder rolig i Jerusalem,
Sagde, Herre, Du til Dine,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010100 110011 111011101 10111 11111101 111110110 110111 10100111 1101111 10010111 101101 1011011 1111011 1111000 111000100 111010 1111111 10011100 11010110 100101010 1111000
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 218
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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.

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