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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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DescriptonPoetic Device
use of the part to stand for the whole (or vice versa)
deliberate undersatement
juxtaposition of two oposing ideas
arrangement of words in ABBA order
use of one word to suggest another
two nouns connected by conjunction instead of one modified nound
prolonged metaphor
use of words whose sound suggest their meaning
arrangement of pairs of words in ABAB pattern
use of a single word with a pair of others when it logically applies to only one
use of a greater number of conjunctions than necessary
an explicit comparison
DescriptonPoetic Device
delay of the final word to the next line
application of an adjective ot one noun when it properly applies to another
separation of a compound word with another word inserted in the middle
repetion of words or phrases
omission of conjunctions
a climactic series of three examples each more intense than the last
omission of words from the sentence
repetition of vowel or syllable sounds; internal rhyme
deliberate repetition of initial consonant
implied comparison
address to someone or something not present

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