This is an analysis of the poem Kiwi that begins with:

Fruit without a stone, its shiny
pulp is clear green. Inside, tiny...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabXccddeeeeffbbXagghhiieeggjjeehXddiiaakkXdaaabga
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 50,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101010 10110110 110011 01001000 010111 1111 0101101 01101 1101 11001 01101 1011111 101100101 011110 101100101 001011 1100110 1010110 10101 10101101 11111 01010101111 10101 101001 11111001 01001101 01111 101010101 111111 1001001011 111001 1111001 1000 01001010 1101101 100001001 001001101 101111011 11011110110 11011110 111101 10011 0100011001 01010010 10110 1111110 111110 1 1110111 110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1428
  • Average number of words per stanza: 246
  • Amount of lines: 50
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; some, as are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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