What are the poetic devices used in the poem Summer Friends?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem Summer Friends?

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

    1. Alliteration:A couple of examples would be: “dreary days” and “never narrow”.
    2. 2. Simile: In the first stanza, it can be seen that the Swallow has been compared to a fair-weather friend with the usage of the word ‘like’.
    3. Syncope: In order to maintain the rhyme scheme, words are shortened. This can be seen in the word “Whate’er”.

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