Name the various Figures of Speech in the following.
Sceptre and crown
Must tumble down,
And in dust be equal made
With the poor crooked scythe and spade.
Metonymy: Refer to the explanation of Metonymy in the previous answer. Sceptre and crown are a king's accessories; scythe and spade, a poor farmer's. The accessories substitute the subjects in the given lines of verse that convey the poet's idea that rich and poor become equal in death.
Synecdoche: a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa, as in England lost by six wickets (meaning ' the English cricket team').
Apostrophe: a term used to directly addresses someone or something that isn't present in the poem.
Irony: An expression that normally signifies the opposite, typically for an emphatic effect.