Character Analysis in Drinking Alone Beneath the Moon

Character Analysis Examples in Drinking Alone Beneath the Moon:

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"I dance, and shadow tumbles..."   (Drinking Alone Beneath the Moon)

While the movement in this couplet could be read as the moon and shadow participating in the speaker’s singing and dancing, the rocking motion and the tumbling indicate that the poet is likely becoming more intoxicated from the wine as poem continues.