This is an analysis of the poem Var Odin Ei Den Viseste I Norden that begins with:

Var Odin ei den Viseste i Norden,
en Gud saa stolt, som vel Homerus har?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXX aXXb XXXX aXab XXXX XaXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101110110 1111111001 1101110110 111011101 1111110110 1101110100 111011010 1101110111 1111111001 1111111111 111111111 11111110 11111001110 111110100 110011110 1110111111 11111101000 11111111 10111111010 1101111101 1101010011 1001111101 111111111 1111101110 1100111101 110111100 111111011 1101111 1111111 11101111 111110111 111101111 111111111 1101110111 111111111 11111101 1101111100 11111111 11111110 111101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; var, hans, og, d, vi are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words han, var are repeated.

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