This is an analysis of the poem I Begyndelsen Var that begins with:

I Begyndelsen var Kilden
født paa en Bjærgaas i Morgenrøden....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11000110 11111100 1010111 11101110 10101100 11111011 101001110 1110111 1110111 111111 111000011 110111 111101 11101000 1010111 1100111 1111110 1001110 11101010 1010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 99
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of I Begyndelsen Var;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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