What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem This is going to hurt just a little bit?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem This is going to hurt just a little bit?

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    1. Exaggeration: A statement that represents something as enormously better or worse than it really is. Example- It is hard to be self-possessed, With your jaw digging into your chest.
    2. Simile– A poetic device. It is a direct comparison of two unlike things using “like” or “as”.Example- And your mouth is like a section of road that is being worked on.
    3. Apostrophe: An apostrophe is a figure of speech in which some absent or non-existent person or thing is addressed as if present and capable of understanding. Example- And this, O Fate, is I think the most vicious circle that thou…
    4. Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times. Example- line or love line or some other important line in your palm;

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