This is an analysis of the poem Epilog [snart For Indbildningen Det Trætte Forhæng Drages] that begins with:

Snart for Indbildningen det trætte Forhæng drages,
Hver Sjæl den yndige Vilfarelse betages;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXXXXXXXbbaXaXXXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11100011110 11110100100 111111101 110101101110 1110011111 11001011101 111111111 111111101 11010111001 1111111111 011111110011 101110111 1000111111 11101011101 110010100101 1101110101010 10111111000 010101110101 11011110111 1010111111 11110101111 11001111101 111111110 1010110101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1096
  • Average number of words per stanza: 213
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; man, vi, som are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Epilog [snart For Indbildningen Det Trætte Forhæng Drages];
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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