This is an analysis of the poem Union that begins with:

The moon climbs graciously the evening heavens,
And there affectionately rests her beauty....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX Xa baXab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110001010 11010001010 01010100011 01010001010 1110010010 01011101110 1111101110 1100101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 83
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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 Union;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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