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Like part one, the second part also has a number of literary devices. List them out in the same way as you had done in question number seven and explain them. - English Core

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Like part one, the second part also has a number of literary devices. List them out in the same way as you had done in question number seven and explain them.

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Excerpt Literary device
1. out of the sea come he, Personification: The sun has been compared to a human being capable of movement.
2. And it would work’em woe. Alliteration: The letter’ w’ has been repeated thrice.
3. Nor dim nor red, like God’s own head, Simile: Sun has been compared to God’s glorious head.
4. The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew The furrow followed free Alliteration: The letter ‘f has been repeated and blew and flew has repetition of ew sound.
5. And we did speak only to break the silence of the sea! Hyperbole: The speakers have exaggerated their action of speaking.
6. All in a hot and copper sky the bloody sun at noon Metaphor: Sky and the sun have been indirectly compared to copper and blood respectively.
7. As idle as a painted ship Simile: The ship has been compared to a painting.
8. Day after day, day after Say Repetition: The words have been repeated.
9. Water, water every where not any drop to drink. Irony: Though there is lot of water but the sailors could not drink even a single drop.
10. The death-fires danced at night. Personification: Fire has been shown as doing a dance of death.
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CBSE Class 10 English Course Communicative: Literature Reader
Chapter 10 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Q 12 | Page 117
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