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

Naar jeg i det dybe Fjerne
Blidtveemodigt stirrer hen,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXXXa XXXXXXX XXXXbXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXc XXXXXXX XXXXbbX XcbcXXa XcXXXXX XcXcaXX XXXXXXX bXXXXbX aXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111111 1000101 111011 1011100 111101 1100111 11111 101111 101110 1110110 1100010 1110110 11110 101001 1110111 100111 011011 111001 11111110 10101100 1110011 101111 11111 1011000 101101 11101110 11100100 111010 1111111 111111 1010110 1000111 1111101 1100111 1011101 1011100 0110111 1010110 1101111 111111 101011 111110 1111111 1000111 1111111 11111 11100110 110111110 1110101 11100100 1110101 11101010 111111 101111 110011 1110001 111101 101111 1110001 101100 101111 111011 1110011 11111 111011 111111 111011 11001110 1011010 111110 111011 111010 1110101 1110101 11101010 11101110 1110100 11101010 101110 101110 1100100 11101100 1101110 111110 1111110 10011 1001110 1000101 1101100 10111000 1110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 198
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 91
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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; det, jeg are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words noget, det, alt are repeated.

    The author used the same word og 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 mme is repeated).

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

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