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Explain “Abou Ben Adhem” Poem Figures of Speech.

Explain “Abou Ben Adhem” Poem Figures of Speech.

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  1. Following figures of speech have been used in the poem Abou Ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt:

    • Simile: “making it rich, and like a lily in bloom”
    • Alliteration“a deep dream”, “like a lily”, “Ben Adhem bold”, “who love the Lord”, “Nay, not so,”, “I pray thee, then”, “the next night”
    • Assonance: “Ben Adhem”, “deep dream of peace, “led all the rest” etc.
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