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This question is based on selected poems from Johnson, R. et ai (eds): New Poetry African: Soyinka W. (ed): Poems of Black Africa; Senanu, K.E. and Vincent. T. (eds): A Selection of African Poetry, U. Maduka, C. T et al: Exam Focus: Literature in English: Eruvbetine, A. E. et al (eds): Longman Examination Guides: Nwoga D. I. (ed): West African verse and Adeoti G: Naked Soles.

The excerpt below from Marvell's To His Coy Mistress is an example ofThe figure of speech in the line below from Acquah's In the Navel of the Soul is 'We would be believing we dreamt it'

Options

A) assonance

B) antithesis

C) apostrophe

D) alliteration

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Assonance is defined as the repetition of similar vowel sounds within lines. Therefore /i/ is the assonance.

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