This is an analysis of the poem Simon Peders Kald that begins with:

Der sad en Fisker saa tankefuld,
Og hørde paa Herrens Tale,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXabXX bbXXXcX cXcXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXbXX XXXaXXX XXdXXXX XXXXddb XbbXXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101100 111101 11111111 1101101 110101101 11111111 01011110 11011001 110111 11101111 1101111 111101111 101101111 1101111 11101101 11111 1110111 1101111 11110111 110101110 111101 11111111 11111011 11101101 11001110 110101101 11101100 110111 11010111 1101111 11100111 101101 111101101 11110100 1101111 110111101 111111 11111001 100111 110101011 11101111 1111111 11101001 1101111 111101100 011111 11011110 1110100 11011010 11110110 1101101 11111011 111101 11011111 110101111 111101 11111111 1110110 0111111 1100110 1101111 11111101 111011 1110111 1100111 11111101 1111110 1110011010 111111110 1101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 222
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 72
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; han, vi, de, ei are repeated.

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

  • summary of Simon Peders Kald;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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