what are the figures of speech used in 'my manhood is cast/Down in the flood of remembrance' in 'piano' by d.h.lawrence?

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The speaker in 'Piano' remembers his childhood while listening to a woman sing to him passionately at dusk. This woman in all probability is his lover, and the speaker is a grown man, who considers it to be his duty to listen to the woman who loves him. Moreover it is expected as a man he should have better control of his emotions. However the insidious mastery of song betrays him, and he starts crying like a child, instead of behaving as a grown man should.