This is an analysis of the poem Syng Høit, Min Sjæl, Om Jesu Død that begins with:

Syng høit, min Sjæl, om Jesu Død!
Han faldt ei seierløs,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXa XXXX XXXX aXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111101 1111 1110111 110111 1011101 110101 1100111 110101 1111111 11111 1101101 111000 11111010 110101 11010100 111101 11011101 11111 11010101 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 113
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word den is repeated.

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

  • summary of Syng Høit, Min Sjæl, Om Jesu Død;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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