This is an analysis of the poem Protestantisk Vaar that begins with:

Jeg levede en Gang i en evig Palmesøndag
med en stedsegrøn Palme plantet i mit Hjærte....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXX XXXXXXXXXX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,10,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111110100 111011011111 1011111110 1100001100 1011 1010110000 110110 11000 1101010 111 1100111 1101110 10010 11010110 110011 10101011 11111000110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 181
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; en, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word af is repeated.

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  • summary of Protestantisk Vaar;
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