What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem My Own True Family?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem My Own True Family?

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    1. Personification- When a thing or abstract idea is depicted as a person, it is called personification. They said: ‘We are the oak trees and your own true family.
    2. Repetition- The simple repetition of a word inside a short space of words is known as repetition. This was my dream beneath the boughs, the dream that altered me.  My walk was the walk of a human child.
    3. Metaphor- A metaphor is a figure of speech that, for rhetorical effect, directly refers to one thing by mentioning another. I met an old woman there – all knobbly stick and rag. 

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