This is an analysis of the poem Men Det Var Her I Salen that begins with:

Men det var her i Salen,
og her har du boet,...

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XaaX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110110 10101 101110 10101 111101 11011 111110 11111 10111 11110 1101010 110100 10101 11101 1011110 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 97
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; og is repeated.

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

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