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Which poetic techniques does Lowell use in the first three lines of this poem? alliteration and assonance apostrophe and simile apostrophe and allusion blank verse and apostrophe

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Karen Wright on August 26, 2018

The answer is: apostrophe and allusion. Apostrophe refers to a poetic technique that is used to treat the absence of an individual or of an abstract idea/be. Allusion on the other side is a poetic technique that is performed through an indirect reference To another person with a high level of significance (could be historical or culturally significant)


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