This is an analysis of the poem At The Twilight that begins with:

At the twilight, a moon appeared in the sky;
Then it landed on earth to look at me. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aa aa XX Xa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 10110101001 1010110111 101100110101 11111110001 1111110111101 101111011111 011101011 01010101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 91
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; at, in, that are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.

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