What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem Mother and the Mouse?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem Mother and the Mouse?

1 Answer

  1. This answer was edited.
    1. Alliteration– Alliteration is a literary device that reflects repetition in two or more nearby words of initial consonant sounds. Example- My Mother is not the sort of Mum
    2.  Inversion– Inversion, also known as “anastrophe,” is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed, in order to achieve a particular effect of emphasis. Example- With the mice I was at war
    3. Repetition– Repetition is a literary device that involves intentionally using a word or phrase for effect, two or more times. Example- For that’s what sons are for!
    4. Anaphora– Anaphora is a rhetorical device that features the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive sentences, phrases, or clauses. Example- I picked a broom and shooed at it, I chased it to the hall, I almost whacked it sharply,
    5. Personification- It is a figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. Example- But it was quick and cunning

    Mother and the Mouse Summary

    • 0

You must login to add an answer.