What are the poetic devices used in the poem Grabbing Everything on the land?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem Grabbing Everything on the land?

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    1. Simile: In the line ‘There came a wave-like a great hand’, a tsunami is compared to a huge hand with the usage of the word ‘like’, making it a simile.
    2. Metaphor: ‘A huge wall of white horses galloping ashore’ and ‘a hungry hound’ are both metaphors that denote the tsunami.
    3. Alliteration: A couple of examples would be ‘fingers of foam’ and ‘hungry hound’.

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