"The Moon arose up in the murky east", how does P.B.Shelly describe the rising of the moon in his poem "The Moon?"

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In this poem, Shelley uses the words that you cite to describe the rising of the moon.  He also uses a simile in the first stanza of the poem to describe this event.

Shelley compares the rising of the moon to the movements of an old woman -- one who...

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In this poem, Shelley uses the words that you cite to describe the rising of the moon.  He also uses a simile in the first stanza of the poem to describe this event.

Shelley compares the rising of the moon to the movements of an old woman -- one who is actually dying of old age.  He says that the moon rises in a shapeless white mass, just like such an old woman wearing white and wandering around because she has become insane.

 

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