by Walter de la Mare
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
This way, and that, she peers, and sees
Silver fruit upon silver trees;
One by one the casements catch
Her beams beneath the silvery thatch:
Couched in his kennel, like a log,
With paws of silver sleeps the dog;
From their shadowy cote the white breasts peep
Of doves in a silver-feathered sleep;
A harvest mouse goes scampering by,
With silver claws and a silver eye;
And moveless fish in the water gleam,
By silver reeds in a silver stream.
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What seems to be the purpose of the poem?
A. To depict the wildlife that comes out at night.
B. To show that the moon makes all it shines upon creepy and mysterious.
C. To depict a moonlit night near a home in the country.
D. To show how the moon moves over the sky at night.