The Canterbury Tales

which literary devices or terms are used in the prologue to Canterbury tales??

which literary devices or terms are used in the prologue to Canterbury tales??

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Personification in the first line - When April with his showers sweet. . . - Using the pronoun "his"

Nor that a monk, when he is cloisterless,
Is like unto a fish that's waterless; - example of simile using like or as

This pardoner had hair as yellow as wax,
But lank it hung as does a strike of flax; - here you have a simile with the hair as yellow as wax; you also have another eimile in the second line describing how his hair hung "as does a strike of flax"

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Prologue to the Canterbury Tales