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

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

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    1. Metaphors: An object in, or the subject of, a poem is described as being the same as another otherwise unrelated object. For example, “The arms are strong as the iron band”.
    2. Similes: The subject of the poem is described by comparing it to another object or subject, using ‘as’ or ‘like’. For example, “Like a tan”.
    3. Hyperbole: A figure of speech that is an intentional exaggeration for emphasis or comic effect. For example, “And the muscles of his brawney arms Are strong as iron bands.”

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