This is an analysis of the poem Ved Løvfald that begins with:

Der hviler tunge Taager
paa Ager, paa Skov og paa Vand....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa XXXX aXXX XXXbXXXX bXXbbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,8,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110 11011111 110110 10101 101101 11100100 110110000 111011 01101 1011011 10111101 110110 1010110110 110011 1011110 11011010 1010110110 101011001 11011110 110111 11011010 1111110 1111011 101111110 110110110 110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; paa, som, der, kaadhed, i, den are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words over, der are repeated.

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

  • summary of Ved Løvfald;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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