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Name: __________________________________ Poetic Devices Worksheet 5 Directions: Read the lines of poetry. Slash marks show where the lines break in the original poems. 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. I'm growing fonder of my staff; / I'm growing dimmer in the eyes; I'm growing fainter in my laugh; / I'm growing deeper in my sighs; 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 2. Confound the cats! All cats--away-- / Cats of all colors, black, white, gray; By night a nuisance and by day-- / Confound the cats! All cats, always. Which techniques are being used (list two or more)? ________________________________________________ Alliteration, Consonance, Onomatopoeia, Repetition, Rhyme, and/or Rhythm

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