What are the poetic devices used in the poem The Squirrel?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem The Squirrel?

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  1. Following poetic devices have been used in the poem The Squirrel:

    1. Metaphor: a poetic device in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. e.g. “a question mark for tail” (tale is considered as question mark), “An overcoat of gray” (the skin of squirrel looks like a grey overcoat).
    2. Personification: It is the attribution of human characteristics to non-human things and animals. In the poem the poet personifies the squirrel by calling it as “He”

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