What are the Poetic Devices of the Poem In Just?

What are the Poetic Devices of the Poem In Just?

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    This poem has a myriad of poetic devices, some of which are as follows:

    1. Alliteration: A couple of examples would be ‘when the world’ and ‘luscious the little/lame balloonman’.
    2. Metaphor: In the lines ‘goatfooted/ balloonMan’, the poem compares the feet of the balloonman to that of a goat.
    3. Refrain: The lines ‘balloonman/whistles far and wee’ act as refrain for this poem.

     

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