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

As I walked out one harvest night
About the stroke of One,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababaab ccccddc efefggf hahaiia jbjbXcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 11111101 010101 01010011 110101 110000101 01010101 111110 01110111 0100101 01000111 001101 11111101 10000101 111111 11010111 110101 010001001 010111 11010101 11010101 010101 01010101 010101 110100101 110011 11110111 01010001 110101 11111101 111101 11010101 011101 110111110 11110101 110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 217
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

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

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

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