This is an analysis of the poem The Jackfruit that begins with:

I am like a jackfruit on the tree.
To taste you must plug me quick, while fresh:...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXX X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,1,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111010101 011111111 0110111 111110110 011011111 01010111 0100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 84
  • Average number of words per stanza: 16
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of The Jackfruit;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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