This is an analysis of the poem Mads Og Mikkel that begins with:

Mads, jeg tror bestemt, du dratter...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXa XbXbX XXcXX XXX XXc XdXdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,3,3,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10 11110010 11111 11011110 10111 1 111101 1111101 1111101 111111 10 0111110 111111 1101110 111011 1 11111100 1010111 10 11110100 1110111 1 100011 1011011 101111 101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 103
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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; du is repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Mads Og Mikkel;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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