What are the figures of speech in the poem The Kite?

What are the figures of speech in the poem The Kite?

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  1. Following poetic devices have been used in the poem The Kite:

    1. Simile: It is the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind. e.g. “soars like a ship”.
    2. Alliteration: It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. e.g. “bright on the blue, “a dive and a dip”, “Climbs to the crest”, “string goes slack”, “breeze blows”, “the top of a tree.”.
    3. Enjambment: It is the continuation of a sentence or clause across a line break. e.g. “How bright on the blue Is a kite when it’s new”.
    4. Repetition: It is the repetition of various words or phrases for poetic effect. e.g. “How bright on the blue Is a kite when it’s new!” has been repeated twice in the poem.

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