This is an analysis of the poem Soel Gaar Ned I Vester-Hav that begins with:

Soel gaar ned i Vester-Hav,
Kæmpende med Døden,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXaX XXbXaXXb XXXXccXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101 111 1111001 11101 1110111 111111 1001111 11111 1011100 1011 1011 10110 10111 11111 101101 1011101 1011101 101110 1110111 111010 1011101 1111101 0110110 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 207
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Soel Gaar Ned I Vester-Hav;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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