Robert Frost: Poems

Nothing Gold Can Stay Robert Frost

7. What sound devices make the rhythm more pronounced in line 7? And why is the meter so increasingly obvious over lines 5,6, and 7?





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Lines 5 and 6:   long E's in the word leaf plus assonance and interal imperfect rhyme , Eden and grief 
Line 7: Dawn and down . . . imperfect rhyme.