Interpret and list literary devices for "“Goodnight, goodnight! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.”

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Interpretation: "Good night! Good night! Leaving is so sad, that I wish I could say "goodnight" until tomorrow, so I wouldn't have to leave you."

Literary Devices:
Rhyming couplet: sorrow/morrow
Alliteration: Using the same consonants in a succession (Such Sweet Sorrow).