What are the figure of speech in the poem The Ant and The Cricket?

What are the figure of speech in the poem The Ant and The Cricket?

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  1. Following are the figures of speech used in the poem The Ant and the Cricket:

    1. Personification: When humans characteristics are given to animals or non-living things, it is called personification. The ant and the cricket are personified as humans as they are talking and thinking like humans.
    2. Metaphor: It is the comparison of two things. In the last line Some crickets have four legs, and some have two, the poet compares lazy and careless people with the cricket.

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