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

Fra denne Muld, hvor Lærker
slaar op ved hver en Tue,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXX XXXXXX XXXXX XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111 111111 1111 10111 1111101100100 110111111110 111110 11111 11111 111110 1111111101 1111111110 1111110 110111 110111101101 110101111111 1100011111 1111 11111111110 11011 111011110100 10110111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 198
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; og is repeated.

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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