What are the poetic devices used in the poem Someone?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem Someone?

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

    1. Repetition: This poem uses repetition for added emphasis and for rhythm. Examples are: ‘sure-sure-sure’, ‘At all, at all, at all’.
    2. Onomatopoeia: The poem has a lot of sound words to represent the noise made by animals. Examples would be: ‘Tap-tapping’, ‘whistling’.
    3. Eye Rhyme:In order to maintain the rhyme scheme, the poem uses eye rhyme. An example would be: ‘whistling’ and ‘knocking’.

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