This is an analysis of the poem Solskinsvise [vi Har Slentret Under Løv] that begins with:

Vi har slentret under Løv, naar dit Kammer blev for trangt.
Vi har hellere gaaet for kort end for langt....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaA AaXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101011110111 1110111111 1101111011 1110111111 1110111111 101111011011 111101011110 1110111110011 1110111110011 1111011110 111111001110100 11111111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 208
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; har, for, jeg, og are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word jeg at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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

  • summary of Solskinsvise [vi Har Slentret Under Løv];
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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