This is an analysis of the poem Avertissement that begins with:

Henholdende mig til min ældre Kundgjørelse,
Der insinuerte til gunstig Bønhørelse...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXX XXXX XXXXa XXXXXbXXXXXXXXXXXX aXXXXX ccXXXXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,4,5,18,6,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100111110 11001101 110010110 101111010 11001110100 11011010 11100100 1101101001100 111100101000 11100111000 111110001000 11110111000 1001011101000 11010011010 101101101000 111100101110 11111110 110110110 11010010000 11111010 11110101100 11001111111 11011101101 110011111101 1101011100 110011100 111000110011 1101001101100 1111110001 1110110010 11000110100 11010101100 110110010000 010110010000 1100111110 1111111100 1110111110 110101111 11101111111 11011111111 110101111101 11111101101 11110101100 1110111100 10001111100 110111101100 110101010101 110111101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 347
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 48
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; relse, og, at, mig are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines relse, sighed, det, velse, mig are repeated).

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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