This is an analysis of the poem Linas Aften- Og Morgenbøn that begins with:

Nu lukker sig mit Øie;
o, Fader i det Høie! ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXabXa XXXXXX XXbXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011111 110111 11011 111111 110110 11011111 1100100 1100100 11011101 1111110 1001000 1111111 1111110 110111 10110111 11111 111111 11111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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; fra is repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ie is repeated).

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

  • summary of Linas Aften- Og Morgenbøn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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