Poetic Devices Worksheet 5
: Read the lines of poetry. Slash marks show where the lines break in the original
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;
How do you figure?
Explain how you got your answer
Which techniques are being used (list two or more)?
, Consonance, Onomatopoeia,