What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem Spring?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem Spring?

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    • Metaphor- A phrase that makes a direct reference to one thing while addressing another.
    1. Spring, the sweet spring, is the year’s pleasant king.

     

    • Onomatopoeia- A term or phrase that phonetically imitates or mimics the sound it describes.
    1. Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo!

     

     

    • Personification-When a thing or concept is depicted as a person/ living quality, it is called personification.
    1. The fields breathe sweet
    2. The daisies kiss our feet

     

    • Imagery- Descriptive language that inspires a mental image or other forms of sensory experiences, is referred to as imagery.
    1. Maids dance in a ring
    2. Pretty birds do sing

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