What are the poetic devices in the poem Beauty by E Yeh Shure?

What are the poetic devices in the poem Beauty by E Yeh Shure?

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  1. Following literary devices have been used in the poem Beauty:

    1. Imagery: It is a type of poetic device that spark off the senses. In other words, it makes us to see, hear and feel the the poetry. In the poem, the poet uses visual imagery (beauty is seen), olfactory imagery (beauty is heard), sensory imagery (beauty is in yourself).
    2. Repetition: It is the repetition of words and phrases for poetic effect. In the poem various words like “beauty”, “your” are repeated several times.
    3. Enjambment: It is the continuation of a sentence or clause across a line break. e.g. “Beauty is seen In the sunlight, The trees, the birds, Corn growing and people working Or dancing for their harvest.”.
    4. Alliteration: It is the occurrence of the sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.  e.g. “That repeat themselves”.

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