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  1. Following poetic devices/literary devices have been used in the poem Comparisons: Simile: A simile is a figure of speech that compares two different things in an interesting way using the word "like" or “as." Example- Fierce as a tiger,  gentle as a lamb. Antithesis: A figure of speech in which oppoRead more

    Following poetic devices/literary devices have been used in the poem Comparisons:

    1. Simile: A simile is a figure of speech that compares two different things in an interesting way using the word “like” or “as.” Example- Fierce as a tiger,  gentle as a lamb.
    2. Antithesis: A figure of speech in which opposite words are used in a phrase. Example- Dry as the desert, wet as the sea.
    3. Alliteration: When a sound is repeated for poetic effect, it is called alliteration. Example: straight as a shelf…

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  1. The poem Comparisons in a sense provides a newer perspective. While we usually look at things with an ordinary sight, now we look at them with a perusing attitude. It also improves ones’ range of knowledge about various animals, objects, and their appearances and aspects. It distinguishes between thRead more

    The poem Comparisons in a sense provides a newer perspective. While we usually look at things with an ordinary sight, now we look at them with a perusing attitude. It also improves ones’ range of knowledge about various animals, objects, and their appearances and aspects. It distinguishes between their sizes and abilities. 

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