What are the poetic devices of macavity: the mystery cat

Dear student,

Some of the poetic devices used in 'Macavity-the mystery cat' are as follows:
- Repetition: 'Macavity's not there'
- Alliteration: 'his head is highly domed'
- Imagery- 'his eyes are sunken in'
- Metaphor: 'he's a fiend in feline shape'
- Assonance: 'you may see him in a by-street, you may see him in the square
- Simile: 'with movements like a snake'


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