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Hear the loud alarum bells--
Brazen bells!
What a tale of terror, now, their turbulency tells!
--Edgar Allen Poe, "The Bells"
Alliteration
"All the world's a stage."

--Wm. Shakespeare
Metaphor
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
I summon up remembrance of things past,

--William Shakespeare
Alliteration
"Death lies upon her like an untimely frost."

--Wm. Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
Similie
"Mary sat musing on the lamp-flame at the table
Waiting for Warren. When she heard his step. . . ."
(Robert Frost's "The Death of the Hired Man")
Alliteration
"Juliet is the sun."

--Wm. Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet
Metaphor
" Droning a drowsy syncopated tune,
Rocking back and forth to a mellow croon,"

Langston Hughes, The Weary Blues
alliteration
"Thump, thump, thump, went his foot on the floor.
He played a few chords then he sang some more--"
---Langston Hughes, The Weary Blues
ontomatopoeia