What are the poetic devices used in the poem An April Day?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem An April Day?

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

    1. Syncope:

    Words are shortened with the usage of an apostrophe to maintain the rhyme scheme. An example would be “’T”.

     

    2. Alliteration:

    Some of them found in the poem are: “’T is sweet to visit the still wood, where springs”, “hollows of the hills”.

     

    3. Visual Imagery:

    The poem uses a number of visual imageries in order to describe the beauty of the Spring. Examples would be “warm sun”, “dark and many-folded clouds”, and “silver woods”.

     

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