This is an analysis of the poem Siig Kun Et Ord that begins with:

Siig kun et Ord,
Du, paa Hvem jeg troer!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXXXXXXaXX XbXXaXXbXX XbXXXaXXaX AXXXaXXXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,10,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111 01111 101001 1111001111 111111101 1111111111 11111111010 111111 1010 0111011010 1011 11110 11101 11101111 11111001 11101 11101110 1111011 1011 111111010 1011 11110 110110 1111110100 111011101 10110 111111010 1111001 1001 11100010 1111 01111 101011 110111111 111101101 101101 111111011 1111111 1111 111010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 279
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 41
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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; mit, af are repeated.

    The author used the same word saadan at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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