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

Hide this one night thy crescent, kindly Moon;
So shall Endymion faithful prove, and rest ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXaccaddeffe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1011110101 1110010111 10110000111 1111010100 1101110101 1101010111 1101010101 1100110011 11010101001 1111011101 1101111011 110100110010 01111011010 10111111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 625
  • Average number of words per stanza: 111
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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