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

The moon descended from your sky'
to play in sea-water, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa abbX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010011 010110 00100010 10111111 110111 011011101 1101101011 10101110 01001011100100101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 115
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of The Moon Descended;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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