A24-SoundElements - ELEMENTS OF SOUND Read the following...

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ELEMENTS OF SOUND Read the following lines of poetry. Identify any elements of sound that they contain along with any figures of speech or other rhetorical devices. If you spot devices covered in earlier modules or that you've learned in other grades (for example, parallelism), by all means mention these as well as devices explicitly covered in this module. a. Was Cleopatra gorgeous in a gown of gold? —Langston Hughes Alliteration, Assonance, Enumeraton, Hyperbole b. O Blues! Sweet Blues! —Langston Hughes Oxymoron, Amplifcaton, Epizeuxis, Parallelism c. Mule-bray, pig grunt and bawdy cackles. —Sylvia Plath Onomatopoeia d. he was hung in the river like a heart —Margaret Atwood Simile

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