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Name: __________________________________ Poetic Devices Worksheet 1 Directions: Read the lines of poetry. Slashes represent line breaks. Identify two or more poetic techniques being used in each example and write them on the line. There may be more than two techniques being used. In the boxes below, explain each of your answers.
1. A child sitting under the piano, in the boom of the tingling strings And pressing the small, poised feet of a mother who smiles as she sings. Which techniques are being used (list two or more)? ________________________________________________
How do you figure? Explain how you got your answer 2. Click-clack, click-clack, the hoofs went past, Who takes the dead coach travels fast, Which techniques are being used (list two or more)? ________________________________________________ Alliteration, Consonance, Onomatopoeia, Repetition, Rhyme, and/or Rhythm How do you figure? Explain how you got your answer 3. And I begged the little leaves to lean Low and together for a safe screen;

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