This is an analysis of the poem Moonlight In The Forest that begins with:

Under sleepy branches
a strange light shines, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aa Xb XX bX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010 0111 00100101 1011111 111111 0110100011 1101010011 1110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 58
  • Average number of words per stanza: 10
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; my is repeated.

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

    The author used the same word my at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Moonlight In The Forest;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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