What are the poetic devices used in the poem the river?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem the river?

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    1. Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times. Example- River, river, little river!
    2. Personification: Personification is a type of figurative language in which non-human things are described as having human attributes. Example- O’er the yellow pebbles dancing,
    3. Simile: A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two unlike things. Example- Like a child at play
    4. Anaphora: It is the repetition of a certain word or phrase at the beginning of successive lines of writing or speech. Example- Sea that line hath never sounded, Sea that sail hath never rounded
    5. Epithet: It is an adjective or phrase expressing a quality or attribute regarded as characteristic of the person or the thing mentioned. Example- little river
    6. Imagery is the name given to the elements in a poem that sparks the senses. It need not be only visual, it can relate any of the five senses (sight, hearing, touch, taste, smell). Example- yellow pebbles.

    The River Poem Summary by Caroline Ann Bowles

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