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The Structure Of 'Acquainted With The Night'

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The structure of “Acquainted With the Night” parallels the speaker walking into the dark. The structure is predictable, and flows. The stanzas are set in terza rima, a rhyme scheme that consists of an interlocking three-line rhyme scheme. This rhyme scheme utilizes a chain rhyme with a pattern of A-B-A, B-C-B, C-D-C, D-E-D. This rhyme scheme incorporates looking toward the future while echoing the past.
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