This is an analysis of the poem To The Moon that begins with:

O lovely moon, how well do I recall
The time,--'tis just a year--when up this hill...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabXaXXcXXbXddcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101111101 0111011101 1101010111 11010110101 1111110111 1101110001 1100010111 0101111001 1111110100 101101101 1101010101 0101001101 1100000101 1101010101 1100110101 0111110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 686
  • Average number of words per stanza: 127
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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  • summary of To The Moon;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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