This is an analysis of the poem A June Night that begins with:

Ten o'clock: the broken moon
Hangs not yet a half hour high,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcabc daedae fghfg hccbccb bfcbfc haihai
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,5,7,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 11101101 1010101 0010101 1010101 1010101 1100111 1110111 1010101 1010101 10001101 1010101 10101001 1000101 10100101 1010111 10100101 1110101 1110110 1110101 1010101 1010001 1011101 1011101 1111111 10101001 1011101 1111110 1010101 1111101 1110101 1111101 1110101 1010111 0010101 1010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 188
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of A June Night;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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