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What are the poetic devices used in the poem keeping quiet?

The poetic devices used in the poem are the following:
  • Alliteration – “we will”, “we would”, “once on”, “we would”, “his hurt hands”
  • Antithesis – “count to twelve and we will all keep still”
  • Repetition – “without rush, without engines”
  • Imagery – “Cold Sea”

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Also to know is, what poetic device is used in keeping quiet?

`In the shade' — metaphor — just as shade protects us from the harsh sun, we will protect and shelter each other as brothers, thus live in peace and harmony. `Clean clothes' symbolize peace and change in one's perspective. `Earth can teach us as when everything' — Personification. Earth is personified as a teacher.

Likewise, what are the poetic devices used in the poem a thing of beauty? There are various poetic devices used in the poem. Metaphor, Alliteration, Imagery. There are three pairs of alliteration – “Noble” and “Natures” bring the rich-sounding N's in line 1. The C sounds of “Cooling” and “Covert” pop out in the next stanza.

Besides, which figure of speech is used in keeping quiet?

The figures I found were anaphora (repetition of an initial word or words in adjacent clauses, sentences or poetic lines) and alliteration (repetition of initial consonants in nearby words).

What is the theme of the poem keeping quiet?

The poemKeeping Quiet” written by Pablo Neruda discusses the need of maintaining peace and silence. He stresses upon being quiet and harmless to the human beings, animals and environment. He suggests that in order to maintain peace and harmony, it is required to stop and introspect ourselves.

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