This is an analysis of the poem Daylight And Moonlight that begins with:

In broad daylight, and at noon,
Yesterday I saw the moon... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb Xcbb ccdd eebb aacX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111111 1011101 1011111 1010101 0111101 11010101 1010111 1010101 11101001 1010101 1010111 1110111 1010101 1010101 1110101 01010001 1010101 1110111 1010001 1011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • 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; and is repeated.

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

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