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

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

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    1. Alliteration: The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. For example, “But clouds that sail across the sky.”
    2. Repetition: The use of the same word or phrase multiple times. For example, “rivers” ends two of the lines, as does “sky.”
    3. Anaphora: The repetition of a word or sequence of words at the beginning of successive clauses, phrases, or sentences. For example, “prettier far than these”.

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