What are the poetic devices used in the poem Dover Beach?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem Dover Beach?

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    1. Alliteration : Alliteration is the practice of starting several words with the same consonant sound. For example, in verse four, “lying,” “like,” and “land.”
    2. Allusion: A poetic device that can allude to something that is not directly related to it. Eg , the poet makes a reference to the Greek dramatist Sophocles.
    3. Simile: “like” or “as” is used to compare two items. Eg.   To lay before us like a world of dreams.
    4. Imagery: Imagery is the use of exceptionally engrossing descriptions to enable readers to vividly understand a scene. Eg, “The moon lies fair, the tide is full.

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