What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem Sleep, My Treasure?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem Sleep, My Treasure?

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    • Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times.

    Example- Sleep, sleep, my darling,

    • Personification: Personification is a figure of speech where non-human objects are given human traits and qualities.

    Example- But all the daisies are fast asleep.

    • Alliteration: Alliteration is when two or more words that start with the same sound are used repeatedly in a phrase or a sentence.

    Example- The sparrow stirs when he sees day break;

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