This is an analysis of the poem Nils Collett Vogt that begins with:

Strid mellem Rigsmaal og Maalmænd, Strid mellem Norske og Danske.
Hvem, udi Belzebub, skal eje de norrøne Øer?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 11010111101011 11010011010 11101101011111 11011011111 101111111011010 111011010111100 1011011011111 10111100111001 10011110011100 10011111101111 101101101101101 1001101101111 1111110010 11111101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 389
  • Average number of words per stanza: 77
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 55 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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