Text 5 The Coming of Yams and Mangoes and Mountain Honey

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    • Graphology
      • Different lengths of stanzas makes poem irregular
      • Enjambment used to quicken or slower delivery
      • A dryer description of London given compared to Jamacia
    • Grammar
      • Use of syndetic listing which gives the sense there is nothing else coming
      • Short and long sentences to build suspense
    • Phonology
      • Alliteration 'big brown'
      • Sibilance 'summer settle smells' to create sensory imagery
    • Lexis
      • Title 'coming' suggests continuous
      • Lexical field of Carribean food
      • Field specific lexis
    • Context production and reception, Attitudes and values
      • Moving from Jamacia and London
      • Explores cultural differences between Jamacia and London
    • Purpose, Audience, Form
      • To explore cultural differences
      • Poem
      • Jamacian culture

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