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Explain "Abou Ben Adhem" Poem Figures of Speech. 1Poonam Sharma asked 4 months ago
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Explain "Abou Ben Adhem" Poem Figures of Speech. 2Admin Staff answered 4 months ago

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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