What are the poetic devices used in the poem Under the Greenwood Tree?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem Under the Greenwood Tree?

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    • Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “loves to lie”, “loves to live”, “pleased with what”, “Here shall he see”
    • Repetition- It is the repetition of a word or a phrase in the poem for poetic effect. Example- “Come hither, come hither, come hither! / Here shall he see/ No enemy/ But winter and rough weather.”
    • Personification– Personification is a figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. Example- “No enemy/ But winter and rough weather.”

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