This is an analysis of the poem Hr. Lasse Fiend that begins with:

(Unge Hr. Lasse Fiend er med sin Vaabensmed redet ud i Verden for at jage Lykken og rider en Sommernat gennem Skoven. Der standser ham paa Stien en...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • Сlosest rhyme:
  • Сlosest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 181
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 111
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 786
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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; og, den, ham, en, i, som, det, d, lasse, perler, dens are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words og, i, de, hver, hr, dr, snart are repeated.

    The author used the same words ej, og, sisken, svinger at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines d, t, v, perler are repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase perler connects the lines.

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  • summary of Hr. Lasse Fiend;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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