What Writers Can Learn From ‘Goodnight Moon’ “Goodnight Moon” does two things right away: It sets up a world and then it subverts its own rules even as it follows them. It works like a sonata of sorts, but, like a good version of the form, it does not follow a wholly predictable structure. Share this:TweetShare on TumblrPocketEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.