What are the literary devices used in The Ball Poem?
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Following literary devices have been used in the poem The Ball Poem:
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The poet uses Anaphora, as the first two lines start with What, What and, third and four lines as Merrily, Merrily.
The poet also uses another literary device called Assonance. ASSONANCE is a literary device used when a vowel sound is repeated in two or three consecutive or closely connected words in the same line. e.g. boy, now, who, (o sound).
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The poet uses one more poetic device anaphora. It is the literal device which is the repetition of words in two or more consecutive lines. e.g. What is the boy now, what, what is he to do.
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The poet also uses another poetic device called asyndeton as no Conjunction is used.