what are the six literary devices in the poem Amanda!

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Six of the literary devices used in the poem 'Amanda' are as follows:

- Assonance- repeated use of word at start of two or more lines - 'Don't hunch...don't bite'.
- Metaphor: 'emerald sea'.
- Repetition: word 'Amanda' is repeated.
- Alliteration: 'Stop that slouching and sit up straight'.
- Allusion: the imaginary creature 'mermaid' is alluded to.
- Imagery: 'drifting blissfully' creates a vivid image.


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