This is an analysis of the poem Strofer I Tusmørket that begins with:

Skumringsstunder. Lune Aftener. Nattetimer.
Lad os tale, medens alting bliver stille: vi har mer at tale om....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXaXXX XXXXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100011001000 1111010101111111 1110111010111 0010011011101 1011000111101 111011001111101 101111101110100 111110001111110 111111011111 1111010111111 11101110111001 1011111010111 101011010111111 1111011110010 100011001000 10111111101111011 111111101111010 11111101110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 325
  • Average number of words per stanza: 64
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 53 (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 are repeated.

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  • summary of Strofer I Tusmørket;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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