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  1. Metaphor: A metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an indirect comparison between two things without using the words ‘like’ or ‘as’.  Example- In me thou see’st the twilight of such day Alliteration: Alliteration is when two or more words that start with the same sound are used repeatedly in a phRead more

    • Metaphor: A metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an indirect comparison between two things without using the words ‘like’ or ‘as’.  Example- In me thou see’st the twilight of such day
    • Alliteration: Alliteration is when two or more words that start with the same sound are used repeatedly in a phrase or a sentence.

    Example- Death’s second self that seals up all in rest.

    • Personification: Personification is a figure of speech where non-human objects are given human traits and qualities.

    Example- Bare ruin’d choirs, where late the sweet birds sang.

    • Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times.

    Example- Which by and by black night doth take away,

     

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