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Read the poem and answer the question that follows:

Sleep, O Sleep,

With thy Rod of Incantation,

Charm my Imagination,

Then, only then. I cease to weep.

By thy power,

The virgin, by Time O'ertaken

For years forlorn, forsaken,

Enjoys the happy hour.

What's to sleep?

'Tis a visionary blessing;

A dream that’s past expressing;

Our utmost wish possessing;

So may I always keep.

The dominant device used in the first line is

Options

A)
Oxymoron
B)
Apostrophe
C)
Rhyme
D)
Metaphor

The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

Apostrophe is a reference to what you can't see or is absent.

Explanation provided by Emmanuel Omonusi


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