This is an analysis of the poem Sangfuglene that begins with:

Dengang jeg var en lille,
En lillebitte En,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111 11001 1111 111111 11111 11111 110110 110001 110110 111111 1100110 110111 111110 111101 11111 11011111 1100110 11111 1101110 11011 111101 111111 111110 0111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 191
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • 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.

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

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

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

  • summary of Sangfuglene;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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