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

Aprilis du smukke! du deilige Vaar!
Som volder, Naturen sin Skikkelse faaer!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 19,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100010101 1101001101 11011110 111111011 11101111 100101111 110110111 1111111111 111111111 1101101111 111001111 11011011011 11011111011 110110110110 101010010 1111011011 11111011011 11011010011 1111001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 794
  • Average number of words per stanza: 153
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; sin, vil, og are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines se, der are repeated).

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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