This is an analysis of the poem Anden Sang that begins with:

Ei mere prægtig Solen straaler, naar
Den frem paa Østens Himmelbue gaaer...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 160,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110101 1111101 110100110 110101000 110110100 1111100110 11101011 1111111 11111111 110110110 1111101100 111011000 111101010 111101001 110110011 111110111 110111111 111111010 11011111 110110110 1101100111 111111011 1101000101 1101011 1101110 111000111 01110001010 110011110 1110111 1001011100 1111101 1111111 1111101 111111101 111110111 11111111 1111011010 1101110010 111111101 1110011 11101111 11111001 111101101 1110011100 110101101 11001010 110101110 1001111110 110010110 111100100 11001101 110101111 1001110111 11101111 1111111 111011101 110101101 110101101 110100011 10010101 11100100100 0101011010 110111001 111001110 0110110000 1110101100 110001001 111111101 01111101 110101011 100111111 11011111 1001000101 1101000100 1100101110 11010111010 111101100 100010101 010111000 110101111 1101110110 1100111000 1110100010 1111011000 1111001010 11101010 110110011 11011101 1011110 110101010 111111101 1101111101 111110111 111010101 1111111 11010111101 1001011 111001101 1010111 100111110 111110110 1111101010 11011110 100111111 111110111 11111101 111001101 110111101 11011011 11101001 11111101 111111100 10011110 11110111 11101101 101110101 11110110 1001110110 110011011 1101110101 110101110 1101010011 11111111 110110101 1110111001 1110101000 1111010110 1101110101 11011111 1111110101 0100010110 0101011 1001000101 010011101 110101111 101111 1111011111 111001101 1111110 111111110 11111111 1000110101 110010101 1101111100 1011011010 1111011010 110001010 111110111 11110001 1101111100 110111100 110101110 110111111 111111010000 111111110 11011101010 11111101 111111111 1111110 011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 6098
  • Average number of words per stanza: 1117
  • Amount of lines: 160
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; de, som, at, og, vi, skal, en, deel are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words som, det, i, du, en are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines de, n, rte, ver, res, je, rme, kke, re, ve, mmer, ves are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase de connects the lines.

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  • summary of Anden Sang;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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