This is an analysis of the poem Jeg Vil Begraves I Fred that begins with:

Dette er Digterens Kaar:
fødes og lægges hen,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX bbXX aXXX ccdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101001 1111 101110 1101 110111111 110111111 1111 110110 101111 1111011 101101 111 1110011 11111001 10111 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 102
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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; ham is repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ham, g are repeated).

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  • summary of Jeg Vil Begraves I Fred;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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