This is an analysis of the poem En Stormdrøm Der Gaar... that begins with:

En Stormdrøm der gaar gennem Verden,
det bølger som Rugen i Blæst....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111010 1111011 1110111111 1101111 1111111 1111001 110110110 11011111 11111011 11111011 11011011 11011011 111111 111111 1101111 11011011 11111010 111111 111111110 1111111111 110111 110101 110110110 11101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; i, jeg are repeated.

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

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

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  • summary of En Stormdrøm Der Gaar...;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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