What are the figures of speech used in the poem The Comet?

What are the figures of speech used in the poem The Comet?

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

     

    1. Antithesis: It is a figure of speech in which opposite words or ideas are used in the same sentence. Example-Never stopping day or night
    2. Alliteration: It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. e.g. “a comet in full flight”, “vapour from the force”, “come too close to earth”, “Scientists say”.
    3. Repetition: it is the repetition of words/phrases/sentences for poetic effect. e.g. the phrase “comet in full flight” is repeated in the poem.

    The Comet Poem Summary & Line by Line Explanation

     

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