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

Look! the round-cheeked moon floats high,
In the glowing August sky,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbaaccddeeffaa bbddggcccc ddXheehhdXiijjkkaallbbddccmmiinnbbjjfXoobbddiihhjXddccaXmXcccceeffkkXdhhccaXiippbbeeXX hhqqjjbbmmaahhbbrrkessiibbbbhX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,10,86,30,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011111 0010101 1010101 1010101 1110101 1111100 10101101 1000101 1010101 1010101 1010111 1010101 1011111 1010111 1110101 111111 0010011 1010111 1111101 0010101 1110111 1110101 0010111 1010111 1111101 1100101 1000111 1010101 1111110 1100011 1110111 1010101 1010111 1111101 10101001 1011111 1010101 1010101 1111101 1111101 10111010 10101110 1010111 1010111 10001001 0011101 1010111 1001001 1011101 1011101 0010001 1111111 1010101 1110111 1000101 0110101 10101010 10111010 1010101 1011101 1010101 1110111 00111001 1010100 1010111 1110011 1110101 1010011 1010111 1111101 1011101 1110001 0010101 1010100 1011101 1000101 1001011 1110111 1110111 1000101 1010011 0010101 1110101 1010010 1010011 1010101 1001101 1010001 11101101 1000111 1100101 1010111 10110010 10101010 0010110 1010101 0010001 1010111 1100101 1000101 1110111 1011111 1111101 0100101 11101001 1010101 10010111 1011101 1110101 10101001 1011101 1100111 1010101 00111001 10100111 1011101 1111101 1111111 10010101 1010111 1110101 1110101 1000101 1011111 1010101 1010111 1010111 10010111 101011 1111111 10111010 1011101 1110101 1111101 1100101 1010101 1110011 0011100 1110101 1110111 1110101 0010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1100
  • Average number of words per stanza: 193
  • Amount of lines: 142
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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.

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