What are the Poetic Devices of the Poem Where I’m From?

What are the Poetic Devices of the Poem Where I’m From?

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

    1. Anaphora: The phrase ‘I am from’ serves as the anaphora repeated at the beginning of the lines in the poem.
    2. Alliteration: One example would be ‘clothespins,/ from Clorox and carbon-tetrachloride’.
    3. Metaphor: The poet refers to herself as a ‘leaf’ in the ‘family tree’, thus making it a metaphor.

     

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