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A Song of Despair

A Song of Despair


by Pablo Neruda

A Song of Despair: Like a Song True or False

1. How are the lines in the poem arranged? -> Quatrains
2. "In you everything sank" is an example of which poetic device? -> epistrophe
3. Which poetic device is "Oh pit of debris" an example of? -> apostrophe
4. Which poetic device is "Deserted like the wharves at dawn" an example of? -> anachronism
5. What poetic device does "Deserted like the wharves at dawn. It is the hour of departure oh deserted one!" demonstrate? -> alliteration