What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem An Old Woman?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem An Old Woman?

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    • Imagery- metaphorical or visually descriptive language. The cracks that begin around her eyes- provides a picture of the old woman’s appearance. Throughout the poem, the poet uses images to describe the realistic acts of women at shrines.

    An Old Woman Summary

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