This is an analysis of the poem Ah, Moon—and Star! that begins with:
Ah, Moon—and Star!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X aaXbcXb dXdcd aabXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,7,5,5,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 1111 11101 1011 1011 11111 10100 101011 1111010 001 1010101 101001101 100101 1111 11101 1011011 1011010001 111101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 95
- Average number of words per stanza: 20
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
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.
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- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
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