This is an analysis of the poem Landskab [for At Digte Mine Hyrdeviser Fuld Af Kyske Dyder] that begins with:

For at digte mine Hyrdeviser fuld af kyske Dyder
vil jeg sove nær ved Himlen som en gammel Stjernetyder...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXabbXX XcccXXXa XcXXcXXcXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111100011110 111111011101000 1101110010111 01110110101 110011111010 111001101111110 11100011011 111111000 1111111101010 111111010111 11001011001 11011100101 11101001011 11110101111000 11111011111 111110110001 1111101100 1011001101 1110001101 11010011101 11010110111 1101110101 11111001111111 111011110101 1111111111010 1101111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 408
  • Average number of words per stanza: 77
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; h, og, min are repeated.

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

  • summary of Landskab [for At Digte Mine Hyrdeviser Fuld Af Kyske Dyder];
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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