This is an analysis of the poem For Ret Os Paa Jorden At Fryde, that begins with:

For ret os paa Jorden at fryde,
vi skabtes til Frihed af Gud; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaaBcdX cB XXXXBXDX XB XaXaBXDX Xb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,2,8,2,8,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111011 11011011 100111 1101001 1111 1111011 1111 1111111 10101001 11101111 1001101 10101011 1111001 111011 1111 11110111 1111 11011011 10101001 11101111 11011011 11011001 1110001 1111111 1111 0101101 1111 11001011 10101001 1111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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; os is repeated.

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

  • summary of For Ret Os Paa Jorden At Fryde,;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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