What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem Kindness to Animals?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem Kindness to Animals?

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    1. Alliteration: This is a figure of speech where closely associated words or corresponding words begin with the same alphabet in a sentence. For example, “Never hurt the timid hare”.
    2. Enjambment: The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza. For example,

    “Little children, never give

    Pain to things that feel and live.”

    1. Symbolism: A literary device where symbols work to represent ideas. For example, “Let the gentle robin come”. Robin here symbolises all the animals in general.

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