This is an analysis of the poem Glæde Over Danmark that begins with:

Rosen blusser alt i Danas Have,
Liflig fløiter vist den sorte Stær,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaaX XXXXb cXXXX XdccX XDXXD XbXXX aXXXX dXXXX XXXXX XXXcX cXcXX XXXXD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101011101 10101111 1101101 1011111 10101011 01001011 11011100 101111101 1101101 1111111 11011110 10111001 111110110 0110111010 1011110 1011111110 11111101 110100110 10111010 1110010 11011001 100110101 11001011 1100111 100110101 100011101 11110101 111011101 1011101 11000101 10111111 11111101 1111111 11111101 11101100 10111011 10111101 11101111 11101111 1111101 111101000 1011111 100111110 1011001110 10011111 11111110 1111101 11111010 10101010 111011100 10111110 1110011 1010101010 101111110 100011101 1011100010 11011 1111111110 101111110 100110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 175
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 60
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; den, nner, danske, er are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines fter, nner are repeated).

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

  • summary of Glæde Over Danmark;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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