This is an analysis of the poem Hvor Var Det Skjønt, Ifald Vi Kunde Med Hverandre that begins with:

Hvor var det skjønt, ifald vi kunde med hverandre,
før vi til Eden gaae,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XaXa XbXX XXXa XXXX XbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111011110 111101 10111100001 11101 11110111110 111100 1111110100 10111 1110111101 11101 11011111001 11101 1101110111110 110101 1111001111110 110100 11111110110 11111 01111111110 11010 110101111001 11101 1101011111 110111 11110 1111 1111111101 11100
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; er is repeated.

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

  • summary of Hvor Var Det Skjønt, Ifald Vi Kunde Med Hverandre;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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