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

Stormvinde suse
Om Fieldenes Top,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXX XXXXabX cXXXXddX XXea XXXXXXXX XaXXccdXfXXX XaXXXXXX XaXXXX XeXX XXXXXXXX XXbXcX XfXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,7,8,4,8,12,8,6,4,8,6,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101 11001 1010 1101 10001 11010 1101 1101 11111110 1101 101 111 1011 1111 1111 1010 1011 11000 1100 11000 1100 1101 1101 1101 1101111 1111 1110 1111 1101 1110 1011 0101 1111 1001 1111 11101 100011 11110111 111 1111 11011 11001 111 11111 110111011 11011011 11011101 1001 10001101 1111111 1101111 111101010 110111100 101100 11101101 1011001011 10001101 11101101 1111011 1010101 1011101 11011111 1111111 110110 10111 11101 1101 1011 0101 1101 1111 1101 1101 11001 11100 111110 011111 1111100 111001 101010 110111101 110111101 1111111 11011101 101111 11111011 1111010 110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • 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:

    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; r, min are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word anderledes at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines r, rd, dt, ver are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase har connects the lines.

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

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