What are the figures of speech in the poem "Meeting at Night" by Robert Browning?

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There are a few other figures of speech in this poem in addition to those already described by the previous posts. In the final line of the poem, we see an example of synecdoche in the description of the "two hearts beating each to each." Synecdoche is a technique in which one part of something is used to represent the whole. In this case, the "two hearts" of the people in the poem are used to represent the two people. The fact that the poet chooses their hearts as representative of the two people foregrounds their emotional connection. The sensory imagery of the "two hearts beating," meanwhile, creates a sense that their pulse rates are elevated with the joy of being reunited once more. Their two hearts beat only for each other, seemingly more loudly than the voice crying out.

We also see the use of anaphora in this poem to give it a sense of internal cohesion: "And the long black land," "and the yellow half-moon," "and the startled little waves." There is significant repetition of "and"...

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