What are the poetic devices used in the poem Chivvy?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem Chivvy?

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  1. Following poetic devices have been used in the poem Chivvy:

    1. Alliteration: It is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. e.g. “Don’t drag your feet”, “Stand up straight”.
    2. Anaphora: It is the repetition of words or phrases in a group of sentences, clauses, or poetic lines. e.g. the word “Don’t” has been repeated several times in the poem.
    3. Enjambment: It is the continuation of a sentence from one line of poetry to the next. e.g. “Take your hands out of ..your pockets”.

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