List and explain the poetic devices Eliot employs in "Whispers of Immortality."

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The poem employs several allusions: references to other people, places, texts, events, and so on. The speaker refers to John Webster and John Donne, both writers who pondered death in their works and lives.

The speaker also refers to a Russian woman called Grishkin, who was evidently known for her sexual liberty. She is compared, via metaphor (a comparison of two unalike things where one is said to be the other) to a "Brazilian jaguar" that chases a...

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