list down all the poetic devices in the tale of custard the dragon

Dear student,

Some of the literary devices used in the mentioned poem are as follows:

1. Repetition: of the word 'little' in the first verse.
2. Anaphora: the word 'And' is repeated in two consecutive lines of first stanza - 'And a little yellow dog and a little red wagon,
And a realio, trulio, little pet dragon.'
3. Simile: 'dog was sharp as Mustard', ' Mouth like a fireplace'
4. Alliteration: repetition of consonant sound 'b'-  'Belinda was as brave as a barrel full of bears',
5. Personification: all the animals in the poem have been given 'person-like' qualities
6. Onomatopoeia: 'Wheeck', 'giggled',

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