This is an analysis of the poem The New Moon that begins with:
What have you got in your knapsack fair,
White moon, bright moon, pearling the air,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeffggXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111101111 11111001 101101101 11110001 101101101 11111001 101100111 11111001 101110111 11111011 000100101 11111001 101110101 11111110 100101100 11111111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 629
- Average number of words per stanza: 116
- Amount of lines: 16
- 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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; moon, and are repeated.
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