This is an analysis of the poem Vil Du Den Sande Lykke Finde that begins with:
Vil du den sande Lykke finde,
din Sjel da være Dyden huld!...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXX XaXXXXXX XXXXXXXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101111 1111101 0101110 1101101 111111 111111 1101110 1110111 1101111 11011101 11111111 111111 111111 1011111 1111011 11110111 1111101 11011111 1111111 1110111 1101111 1010011 11110011 10000101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 251
- Average number of words per stanza: 55
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- 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; paa, ven, som are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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